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foul

a recognized classification of markings in canaries; it refers to a pattern of white feathers among the flight feathers and otherwise dark plumage.
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The foul-line parade began when Floyd received a technical foul for contesting an offensive foul call against Jefferson with 16:44 remaining.
In the Premiership this season, Arsenal have received one card for every five fouls they have committed.
Look to draw an offensive foul before a shot is taken.
The need is especially crucial for second language students to realize that foul language, ranging from words with double meanings to those that are extremely offensive, is not classified as proper English.
Taller people are more often held accountable for fouls than shorter ones - even when no actual foul was committed.
One foul came 90 feet from the basket and another was on a hold during an inbounds play, which was set up by another Aboya foul.
However, the opponent will probably foul you or try to steal the ball.
Annoni lunges into Albertz committing perhaps the worst foul of the whole match.
They retained possession after the flagrant foul only to watch as Odom was called for an illegal screen.
It is possible that Sporting have overestimated how unevenly fouls are likely to be split in the Euro 2004 Group C game between Denmark and Bulgaria.
Conversely, a slow curve ball that is six inches inside to a left-hand hitter would not be a good pitch to hit because the only thing the hitter could do is to pull it foul, but it could be a great pitch to drag-bunt because the hitter could "cheat" a little and get a good start in moving toward first base as (or even before) he bunted the ball
This precedent-setting opinion has angered families throughout the United States who fear that the FCC has opened the door to the increased use of this word and additional foul language content in otherwise acceptable family programming.