To fall foul of

Related to To fall foul of: fall afoul
(Naut.) To have a collision with; to become entangled with
To attack; to make an assault upon.
See under Fall.
- Burton.

See also: Fall, Fall, Foul

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"The old man'll be wantin' yer on deck, an' this ayn't no d'y to fall foul of 'im."
Summary: Two Chinese singers have become the first people in the country to fall foul of new rules banning lip-synching.
The Military Police will be out and about, performing random checks and nobody wants to fall foul of them.
A 13-year-old boy has become the latest player to fall foul of golfing red tape.
Commonwealth 400 metres champion Ohuruogu, 22, is the first British star to fall foul of the IAAF ruling but Norwegian coach Vicente Modahl believes many more will fall foul of the current out-of-competition testing procedure.
BUSINESSES in Liverpool are being warned not to fall foul of TV licensing laws during the forthcoming World Cup tournament.
If Piper is found guilty of the offence, he will be the second Warwickshire player in seven months to fall foul of the drugs regulations.
PART-TIME landlords taking in language students in Warwickshire are being warned not to fall foul of gas safety laws.
Breathalyser tests for riders were introduced in July and Dalgleish became the first to fall foul of the new procedures at Redcar on September 15.
BEDDAU'S trip to Tredegar and Cross Keys clash at Llandovery are the latest of tonight's Division One games to fall foul of the weather.
SVEN Goran Eriksson will send his England squad into battle tomorrow with a warning not to fall foul of FIFA's disciplinary crackdown.
German champion jockey Andrasch Starke became the first rider in three years to fall foul of the no-drinks rule when he missed out on five rides at the big Boxing Day meeting in Hong Kong -and then had the ban lifted awaiting the outcome of a blood test.