fall foul of


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And the worst of it all," thought he, "is that just now, at the very moment when my great work is approaching completion" (he was thinking of the project he was bringing forward at the time), "when I stand in need of all my mental peace and all my energies, just now this stupid worry should fall foul of me.
The old man'll be wantin' yer on deck, an' this ayn't no d'y to fall foul of 'im.
What is the use of our bandying hard like women who when they fall foul of one another go out and wrangle in the streets, one half true and the other lies, as rage inspires them?
Andrew Tulley, pensions technical director at the firm, said: "There are some simple rules to remember when gifting which should ensure you don't fall foul of the tax man.
Andrew Tulley, pensions technical director at the firm, (PS said: "There are some simple rules to remember when gifting which should ensure you don't fall foul of the tax man.
WITH an unseasonably warm week ahead, one town is hoping their emblematic crop won't fall foul of a second cold snap.
The provision of corporate hospitality on a lavish scale with expensive corporate mementos/souvenirs could constitute a bribe and fall foul of the new Act.
But the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has ruled no amount of cuts would allow them to give the new film a certificate and said the movie may fall foul of the Obscene Publications Act.
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Summary: Two Chinese singers have become the first people in the country to fall foul of new rules banning lip-synching.
The fact that Wincanton did fall foul of the weather still did not justify such ill-considered comments.
Won't another store fall foul of competition regulations?