Example sentences for: afoul

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

  • "Running afoul of parent company Disney."

  • Negotiated rate or service changes also may run afoul of the substantive standards prescribed for rates and mail classifications in the Reorganization Act.

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

  • The latest development is that Kenneth Starr has run afoul of a U.S.

  • But he has, instead, chosen to address the issue as an advocate for specific groups he regards as politically disadvantaged--women, gays, victims of racial-hate speech, the poor (or, at least, the not-rich), and people who are critical of market capitalism--and to design a constitutional theory that will enable those groups to enlist the state in efforts either to suppress speech they dislike or to subsidize speech they do like, without running afoul of the First Amendment.

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