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afoot

Saltos de línea: afoot
Pronunciación: /əˈfʊt
 
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Definición de afoot en inglés:

adverbio& adjetivo

1In preparation or progress; happening or beginning to happen: [as predicative adjective]: plans are afoot for a festival
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Preparations are afoot, measurements are made, ground is staked out.
  • But plans are already afoot to ensure that the festival is revitalised next year.
  • The other good news is that there are plans afoot for there to be a free festival next year!
Sinónimos
going on, happening, around, about, abroad, circulating, current, stirring, in circulation, at large, going about, in the air, in the wind;
informal on the go, doing the rounds, on the cards, in the pipeline
literary astir
2chiefly North American On foot: [as adverb]: they were forced to go afoot
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But to the younger generation, a winter holiday means action- and down through the 'Swamp hollow' and over the hill road they go, afoot or in sleighs, through the drifting snow, to a barn dance at the Centre.
  • I suppose from the looks of things that I shall have to go afoot the rest of the way.
  • She went afoot all the way to our house. I founded her sleeping on the grass in the morning.

Words that rhyme with afoot

clubfoot, foot, hotfoot, kaput, put, soot, splay-foot, underfoot, wrong-foot, Yakut

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