Example sentences for: afoot

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

  • Seeing links not only with al Qaeda but specifically with the 1998 embassy bombings, a CIA desk officer guessed that "something more nefarious [was] afoot."

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

  • It said plans were afoot for the queen to visit Dublin early next year to cement the new relationship between Britain and Ireland.

  • (See " Deep Throat: The Game Is Afoot"; " Another Bulletin From the Deep Throat Desk"; " Deep Throat Revealed (One Last Time)"; and " Deep Throat Revealed (Again).")

  • Bills are afoot in the House and Senate to outlaw online gambling before it really takes root.

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