What is another word for run afoul?
[ ɹˈʌn ɐfˈa͡ʊl], [ ɹˈʌn ɐfˈaʊl], [ ɹ_ˈʌ_n ɐ_f_ˈaʊ_l]
Related words: go against, run afoul of, run into, run into trouble, run aground, get into trouble, hit difficulties, get into trouble, get out of a jam
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Synonyms for Run afoul:
n.• conflict (noun)
v.• Other relevant words: (verb)
- go against,
How to use "Run afoul" in context?
When you "run afoul" of a law, you cross a line which may have consequences. This can happen unintentionally when you do something which violates a law, or it can happen on purpose when you break the law in order to achieve a goal. When you run afoul of the law, you may face criminal charges, an administrative punishment, or a fine.
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