Example sentences for: afoot

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

  • It was not until we found a row of old men peering through the bars of the Luxembourg Gardens, mourning the death of their favorite old trees, that we realized something was 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.

  • Now there's a move afoot in Congress to end the program, which the paper reports, might well mean a lot of female subcontractors will go bankrupt.

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


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