Example sentences for: afoul

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

  • Sani Abacha fell afoul of a fatal heart attack--one key element, apparently, in his nation's constitutional system of checks and balances.

  • "Running afoul of parent company Disney."

  • Later, Baker ran afoul of President Andrew Johnson for having allegedly set up his own espionage network within the White House.

  • Ulee's Gold does evolve into a sort of thriller, as Ulee's family runs afoul of his convict son's ex-partners in crime.

  • On their year abroad in the United States, Harry and his pals fall afoul of the local Christian Coalition-dominated school board in a small Kansas town where they've come in search of Dumbledore's old teacher, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and Minerva MacGonagall goes head to head with Pat Robertson on Nightline .


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