A few facts (or perhaps “facts”) were given about each illness, but hardly enough to know if anything of concern was afoot.
Even the World Heath Organization, which has plenty to worry about in impoverished nations, knows there is big trouble afoot.
The very fact that so many troops co-existed with so many militants meant some kind of complicated alliances were afoot.
Equally, there is nothing that suggests that any great American global conspiracies are afoot.
The same impulse is afoot in less trendy parts of the country.
That put me afoot, and climbing up and down them hills I lost my bearings and didn't know where I was at for a day or two.
When a man is afoot at cock-crow much may be done in the day.
The giants had now become so interested in whatever plan they had afoot, that they paid little attention to the ship.
A great scheme is afoot, dearest, and you shall hear all about it presently.
The old race-course was surrounded by thousands upon thousands of people in carriages, on horseback, and afoot.