Run-afoul sentence example

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  • Even on the beach, you might occasionally run afoul of authorities or parents who would rather their children not see a virtually naked woman in the water.

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  • Second, if a MySpace friendship turns into something more, don't run afoul of any workplace regulations concerning dating.

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  • Most seem to be living fairly normal lives, some have managed to eke out a few more moments in the celebrity spotlight and a few have run afoul of the law.

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  • In the pilot episode, they run afoul of the Kazon, a race of bad-hair warrior types who steal technology and set their sights on owning Voyager.

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  • The dwarves run afoul of goblins, are captured by elves, meet a shapeshifter in the wild woods, and in general have a lively time in their attempts to reach the mountains of their ancestors.

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  • Of course the children run afoul of Auntie Entity, and Max must help them escape her clutches.

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  • Early on in Bilbo's adventure traveling with the twelve dwarves and the Wizard Gandalf, they run afoul of a trio of trolls, who pop all the dwarves in bags.

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