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fall foul of

fall foul of
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fawl foul uhv, ov]
    • /fɔl faʊl ʌv, ɒv/
    • /fɔːl faʊl əv/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl foul uhv, ov]
    • /fɔl faʊl ʌv, ɒv/

Definitions of fall foul of words

  • noun fall foul of to come into conflict with 0
  • noun fall foul of to come into collision with 0
  • noun fall foul of to collide with or become entangled with 0
  • noun fall foul of to get into trouble or conflict with 0

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Parts of speech for Fall foul of

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adjective
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adverb
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preposition
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A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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