How to use Run-afoul-of in a sentence
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.
Second, if a MySpace friendship turns into something more, don't run afoul of any workplace regulations concerning dating.
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.
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.
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.Advertisement
Of course the children run afoul of Auntie Entity, and Max must help them escape her clutches.
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.