- adj. 恶臭的；邪恶的；污秽的；恶劣的；犯规的
- n. 犯规
- v. 弄脏；妨碍；犯规
- He opened the window to let out the foul air.
- The foul weather spoiled our vacation.
- She has a foul temper.
- The ball was foul.
- He was booked by the referee for foul play.
- The forward made a foul in the penalty area.
- Owners who allow their dogs to foul the footpath will be fined.
- Everything was just fine until Fred came along and fouled things up.
- He fouled the same player again in the second half.
- The house was filled with foul odor.
- I've had a foul morning; everything's gone wrong.
- Take off those foul clothes and let me wash them.
- Many were shocked by his foul language.
- What a foul day it is!
- Murder is a foul deed.
- She has a foul temper, that's why she has so few friends.
- This place is very foul.
- He fell foul of his employer and lost his job.
- The floor was foul with the dirt of weeks.
- One pipe has fouled, and the water won't go down.
- Our boat fouls on leaving harbor.
- The footballer tried to foul.
- The smoke fouled the air.
- The rope fouled the anchor chain.
- He was sent off for fouling the other team's goalkeeper.
- He was cautioned for a foul on another football player.
- The player was sent off the field because of fouls.
- by fair means or foul
千方百计,不择手段somehow or other; whether by good or evil methods
- fall〔run〕 foul of
与…冲突〔不一致〕have a confrontation or disagreement with sb/sth
- foul by (v.+prep.)
〈体〉(对…)犯规 commit a foul (against)
- foul out (v.+adv.)
〈非正〉被罚下场 take no further part in play because of an action against the rules
Two of our players have fouled out.
- foul up (v.+adv.)
犯错; 走错路,误入歧途 make a mistake; go wrong
foul sth ⇔ up
The birds fouled up his newly washed car.
The whole river has been fouled up with filthy waste from factories.
整条河都被工厂的污秽废物污染了。foul sth ⇔ up
When everything is running smoothly, why must he step in and foul thing up?
一切正在顺利进行时,为什么他一定要插进去把事情弄糟呢?foul sth ⇔ up
Nothing could foul up their militant spirit.
什么也不能挫伤他们的斗志。foul sth ⇔ up
A big truck tried to get into a small parking space and fouled up traffic.
Why do some people foul up and become criminals?
Blue suit and brown socks!He had fouled up again.
- team foul 球队犯规数
- through foul and fair 在任何情况下,不管顺利或困难
- a foul on an opponent 侵犯对方队员的犯规
The whole city was becoming foul and beginning to smell.sssss J. le Carr&eacusc;出自： ssssN. Shute
The water fouled very quickly, so that it had to be changed three times a day.出自： G. Durrell
I'll have this crown of mine cut from my shoulders Before I'll see the crown so foul misplaced.出自：Richard III , Shakespeare
- foul, dirty, filthy, nasty
- dirty是最普通用词,意思是“肮脏的”; filthy比dirty强烈一些,表示“令人厌恶的”; foul是这几个词中语气最强烈的词,形容人时表示“令人作呕地讨厌”,形容物时表示“恶臭的”“很肮脏的”“味道难闻的”; nasty指“极其令人厌恶的”,常用来修饰人,表示“爱挑剔的”“令人厌恶的”。例如:
- My coat is dirty.我的上衣很脏。
- I ought to sell maximum out like that,I would be utterly filthy.我应把它们大部分卖掉,我太讨厌它们了。
- The air in this room is foul, open the window.这屋里的空气令人作呕,把窗户打开。
- He is a nasty man, don't talk with him.他是一个令人厌恶的人,不要和他说话。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的ful，意为肮脏的。