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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
I have drawn a Line between the figures at the extream changes, that next below the Line is the extream.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
He reached down inside my shirt, with a none too gentle hand, and relieved me of the belt that held the money.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
While the door was open he caught a glimpse of the street outside—and of Glavis on the sidewalk below.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
After looking for them in vain down below he had feared that they might have found their way into the open air.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY

WORDS RELATED TO HIT BELOW THE BELT

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION