Example sentences for: afoot

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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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