foul play
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foul play(
faul
 
pley
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. el acto delictivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Suspecting foul play, the doctor refused to write out the prescription.Sospechando que se trataba de un acto delictivo, el médico se negó a hacer la receta.
b. el crimen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The police have not ruled out foul play, and wish to interview the driver seen leaving the scene.La policía no descartó la posibilidad de que se cometiera un crimen y quieren hablar con el chófer al que vieron abandonar la escena.
2. (sports) (United Kingdom)
a. el juego sucio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After a warning, the player was given a red card for foul play.Tras una amonestación, el jugador recibió una tarjeta roja por juego sucio.
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