In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1we had got the ropes all afoul — se nos habían enredado las cuerdas
- But when a talent show prank goes afoul, tempers flare.
- You could run afoul with your business partner though you had planned on being friends or married for life or someone might want out, even though there's no exit plan.
- This, however, soon runs him afoul of Frankie who as you might have guessed is a blonde.
- Well tonight, something has gone afoul with a fowl.
- However, something is afoul in the city that never sleeps.
- Ironically for someone who is supposed to be a champion of clean politics, he has fallen afoul of the very rules that were introduced to stamp out political corruption.
- But globalization has also fallen afoul of a younger group of critics.
- But opposition figures reiterated the pro-democracy positions that first ran them afoul of the government ahead of the trip.
- I don't know if that was the problem or if something else went afoul.
- Still, she ultimately wants to prevent the debilitating financial judgments against employers who were acting in good faith but unwittingly went afoul of the law.
- Running afoul of the regime, he was forced to seek asylum in a neighbouring country.
- They objected to the religious laxity of the sultan and ran afoul with him.
- In the midst of the public outcry about the team's expenditures and eccentricities, Joe stepped afoul of the law.
- Run afoul of such a policy, and you risk not only being fired, but losing control of your business.
- Finally, the plants must respect the factors that are always present or that may run them afoul of the local jurisdiction.
- We have fallen afoul of censorware companies before, but they've always been able to remove us from their blacklist in a few minutes.
- Falling for a fellow teacher runs him afoul of the principal, who has designs on the woman.
- Although as the final paragraph says, the group may have still fallen afoul of the law by not putting complete addresses on some of the pamphlets.
- The treatment of social issues in her films, including several documentaries, has run her afoul of the government.
- Moreover, there is this tiny but significant possibility that all this is driven by nothing else but my desire to run constantly afoul of my middle class upbringing.
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