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Au dessous de / sous

Can someone explain to me the difference between 'au dessous de' and 'sous'?
Also can you give me examples how to use them correctly ?

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For learning: French
Base language: English
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    "Au dessous de" is used for below whereas "sous" is used for under.
    Par exemple: Au dessous de mon appartement,il y a un magasin.
    Il y a un chat sous la table.

     

    For Canadians, there is virtually no difference, except that "sous" may appear a bit more posh. Ps we Canadians say "en-dessous", not "au-dessous".

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