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afoot

Pronunciation: /əˈfʊt/

Translation of afoot in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

(predicative/predicativo)
  • 1.1 (under way) plans are afoot to create … hay planes or proyectos de crear … there is a campaign afoot to … se ha puesto en marcha una campaña para … what's afoot? ¿qué se está tramando?
    Example sentences
    • 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!
    1.2 (on foot) (American English/inglés norteamericano) a pie
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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