|under my care
||cared for by me, look after
||The house is under my care until the owner returns from Europe.
|under my nose
||easy to see, close and visible, in plain view
||Isn't that the way! I've been looking for a partner all my life, and
then I found Lila - she was right under my nose all the time!
|under my skin
||in my thoughts, in my feelings
||I can't stop thinking about Paul. I've got him under my skin.
|under my wing
||having my protection and help and guidance
||I am Anna's guardian. She'll be under my wing until she's 18.
||after promising to tell the truth in court, cross my heart and...
||At the trial you will be asked to tell your story under oath.
||feeling of too much to do, feeling a lot of stress
||Gabor is under a lot of pressure now. He's working at two jobs.
|under the influence of alcohol
||partly drunk, buzzed
||Is he under the influence now? Is he drunk?
|under the table
||hidden, not recorded, not above board, on the side
||"Do you get paid for bringing customers to the store?" "I don't get a check - just a little money under the table."
|under the weather
||not feeling well, ill, sick, not feeling myself
||Dan's been under the weather lately - sick with the flu.
|under the wire
||just before the end, before closing, just in time
||"Did you receive my application?" "It arrived on the last day of the competition, just under the wire."