under /beneath

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jasonlulu_2000

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In the villa there is a large basement _____ the sitting room.
A. under B. below C. beneath D. underneath

As a non-native, I feel hopelessly confused. I think all are correct.

Is the difference crystally clear for a native?

How can I tell them apart?

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Jason
 

SoothingDave

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I would use "underneath," but any of the words could be used.
 

BobK

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:up:, but my (not very strong) preference would be for under;-). This question has been asked before - search in the 'Similar Threads' list at the foot of this page.

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