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Topic: BASEBALL


foul

2 verb
     
foul2
1
a) [transitive] if a sports player fouls another player, they do something that is not allowed by the rules
b) DSB [intransitive and transitive] to hit a ball outside the limit of the playing area in baseball
2 also foul up [transitive] formal to make something very dirty, especially with waste:
rivers and lakes fouled almost beyond recovery by pollutants

foul up

phrasal verb
1 to do something wrong or spoil something by making mistakes [↪ foul-up]:
We can't afford to foul up this time.
foul something ↔ up
Glen completely fouled up the seating arrangements.
2

foul something ↔ up

to make something very dirty, especially with waste:
He lit a cigarette and started to foul up the air with stinging yellow smoke.
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