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
There was no word on the cause of death, but police say foul play is not suspected.
Details on the how the death occurred have not been released, but authorities say foul play isn't suspected.
Delhi fire officials are still investigating the blaze, but officials said there were no signs of foul play.
The case focuses on suspicions of foul play when Bollore SA was awarded contracts to operate container terminals in Lome, Togo, and Conakry, Guinea.
Officials said foul play is not suspected in his death, but the Tuolumne County coroner will determine the cause of death.
The cause of death wasn't disclosed, but police said foul play wasn't suspected.
The Asheville Police Department, which confirmed the death, did not specify the cause but said foul play was not suspected.
Police said from the beginning that there were no signs of foul play.
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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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