Examples of foul play in a Sentence
There is no evidence of foul play.
the coroner ruled that there was no evidence of foul play
Recent Examples of foul play from the Web
Due to Italian law, the procedure is the only way the authorities are allowed to carry out an autopsy and, as such, there is currently no suggestion of foul play.
Officer Darin Snapp, a Kansas City police spokesman, said on Thursday that there were no signs of foul play.
Detectives suspect foul play, though police did not offer clues as to why.
The cause was unclear, but Kentucky State Police said there is no early indication of foul play being involved in the explosion.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office immediately suspected foul play upon finding the remains.
But Waukegan activist Julie Contreras, who has been acting as a spokeswoman for Cambray's relatives, said Wednesday that his family and friends think Cambray was a victim of foul play.
Angel [was] listed as a Missing Juvenile/Runaway based on his age, prior actions and no evidence of foul play.
There were no signs of foul play, and his death does not appear to be suspicious, reported WAVY.
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First Known Use of foul play
foul play Synonyms
assault, attack, bashing, battering, battery, beating, belting, bludgeoning, buffeting, clubbing, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, flogging, hammering, lacing, licking, mauling, paddling, pelting, pommeling (or pommelling), pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), smashing, socking, thrashing, thumping, tromping, walloping, whaling, whipping;
FOUL PLAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of foul play for English Language Learners
: criminal violence or murder
: unfair or dishonest acts
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