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fall foul of sth

to break a rule or law, especially without intending to: Manufacturers may fall foul of the new government guidelines.
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in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指无意识地)违反(规则或法律)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指無意識地)違反(規則或法律)…
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