cry foul

idiom

Definition of cry foul

chiefly US
: to complain that someone has done something that is not fair When her parents gave her a new bicycle, her sisters cried foul.

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“Cry foul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cry%20foul. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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