Example sentences for: afoot

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

  • (Scroll down to the bottom of " Deep Throat: The Game Is Afoot" to see Nixon's outrage on discovering that Mark Felt, a high-ranking FBI official believed by both Nixon and Chatterbox to have been Deep Throat, is Jewish.)

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

  • Similar initiatives are afoot in medical student organizations around the world as we consider appropriate relationships with industry.

  • 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."

  • 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.


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