Meaning of “cry foul” in the English Dictionary


"cry foul" in English

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cry foul

to say that something that has happened is unfair or illegal:

The opposition parties have cried foul 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)

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