Example sentences for: afoot

How can you use “afoot” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • To Mr. Gottlieb's gimlet eye, however, there is mischief afoot.

  • There is a great deal of effort afoot to make Java faster (just-in-time compilation, native-code generation, etc.).

  • However, plans are afoot to knock down and rebuild part of the area and restore some of the square’s former vitality.

  • Though intelligence gave no clear indication of what might be afoot, some intelligence reports mentioned chemical weapons, pointing toward work at a camp in southern Afghanistan called Derunta.

  • A similar ratcheting up is afoot in the Microsoft wars, with, the NYT front reports, thirteen states planning a joint antitrust action, separate from the pending federal case against the company, to block the release of Windows 98.


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