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cry foul

to say that something that has ​happened is ​unfair or ​illegal: The ​oppositionparties have ​criedfoul at the president's ​act, ​seeing it as a ​violation of ​democracy.
(Definition of cry foul from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cry foul”
in Chinese (Simplified) 埋怨,抱怨, 叫屈…
in Chinese (Traditional) 埋怨,抱怨, 叫屈…
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