Going Under

Many compound words starting with “under” are single words:

Underbalanced

Undercoating

Undercurrent

Underestimate

Underfinanced

Underground

Underlie

Underpowered

Underpressured

Undersurface

Underutilized

Underwater

 and Underwear

However, there is an exception. (Are you not surprised?)

Under way

Example:

This enormous project is now under way.

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