Everybody knew that something awful was afoot.
There are plans afoot to increase taxation.
There's something afoot here, but I don't know what it is.
Moves are afoot to increase car insurance premiums.
If Suellen wanted to go visiting she could go afoot.
Most of Pitty's friends, like herself, were afoot these days.
皮蒂的大多数朋友, 像她自己一样, 现在都是双脚步行了.
The Indians felt that some new cruelty was afoot.
There's mischief afoot, ie being planned.
Did you came all the way afoot?
你是一路走来的 吗 ?
Still at his heels she comes , and once afoot, is never turned aside.
New jitters are afoot about a double - dip recession and deflation too.
But change is afoot elsewhere as well, and it isn't always positive.
She was afoot when I saw her this morning.
Reporters tensed, sensing something big might be afoot.
But something deeper may be afoot, too.
1. traveling by foot;
"she was afoot when I saw her this morning"
2. currently in progress;
"there is mischief afoot"
"plans are afoot"
"preparations for the trial are underway"
1. on foot; walking;
"they went to the village afoot"
"quail are hunted either afoot or on horseback"