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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 ​governmentguidelines.
(Definition of fall foul of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fall foul of sth”
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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