- 1A sudden attack or incursion into enemy territory, especially to obtain something; a raid: the garrison made a foray against Richard’s camp • figurative he made another foray to the barMore example sentences
- And then there were the forays into enemy territory, expeditions to raid another pack's street corner - or, as often, to defend our own.
- The aim was to establish a base camp of three points from which they could make forays into enemy territory.
- The Bulls dominated the territory and possession in the first quarter, launching attacking forays deep into Lions territory.
- 1.1An attempt to become involved in a new activity or sphere: my first foray into journalismMore example sentences
- As for the sleazy clientele, my brief foray into the world of porn stardom revealed a crowd made up not of lone perverts in search of thrills, but young people who were up for a bit of a laugh.
- So Lady Vee had only a brief foray into the realm of dating.
- After a brief foray into politics, she returned to where she is most comfortable - in the company of words.
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- Make or go on a foray: the place into which they were forbidden to forayMore example sentences
- We are also foraying into commercial property to build a five-acre tech park in Whitefield with a 12-storey tower for the knowledge industry.
- This is the first time that a new generation private sector bank is foraying into the Russian market to cater to the growing retail and trade finance demand in the country.
- Spurred by the urge for excellence, Indian women are foraying into the rarified entrepreneurial space.
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- It seems a shame, nevertheless, that forayers are not being given the opportunity to record latitude and longitude information which is so readily available from Ordnance Survey maps.
- Since most forayers had never seen this species before, I'm sure it will bring back fond memories for the 180 or so people who attended.
- In addition to rubbing shoulders with a live famous mycologist, forayers generally expect a lecture about some absorbing topic.
Middle English: back-formation from forayer 'a person who forays,' from Old French forrier 'forager', from fuerre 'straw' (see forage).