foment trouble

foment trouble

to cause trouble. Leave it to Bob to foment trouble. I wasn't fomenting trouble, just expressing my opinion!
See also: trouble
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Umar said the witnesses in the case must be protected, adding that the Command was ready for anybody who wants to foment trouble in the area.
Based on sound intelligence, the Army successfully eliminated the nefarious designs of Pakistan forces to foment trouble in the Valley," the Army said.
Secondly, leaders who foment trouble against investors must be viewed as saboteurs.
Daesh is on our Western border with Afghanistan and hostile powers may use it to foment trouble in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) unless we mainstream it by merging it into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa without wasting more time,' Imran's press release reads.
is keen on using India to foment trouble for Pakistan and China.
Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani has said that the US appears to be continuing its decades old policy of trying to foment trouble in other countries in order to bring about regime change moresympathetic toWashington's foreign policy goals.
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Former Al Jazeera journalist Mohammed Fahmy during a session spoke about the phone leak between adviser of the Amir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Attiya, and Bahraini fugitive terrorist Hassan Sultan, who were conspiring to foment trouble and highlight unrest in Bahrain on Qatar-owned Al Jazeera TV.
They are trying to foment trouble in our peaceful neighbourhoods.
Intelligence agencies have also dug out the details of internet calls between separatist Hurriyat leaders and their Pakistani handlers as they joined hands to foment trouble in Kashmir.
Reaffirming Pak commitment to enduring regional peace, it was underlined that hostile intelligence agencies and their facilitators will not be allowed to foment trouble inside Pakistan.
India's dominant relationship with Afghanistan is traditional as well as opportune which it leverages to foment trouble in Pakistan.
Saudi Arabia itself suffered from political violence in recent decades, but ultimately beat back the attempt by Al-Qaeda within the kingdom to foment trouble and challenge the state.
In Siniloan town, Laguna province, the predator knife fish, whose unwanted presence in Laguna de Bay continues to foment trouble among fishermen and fish cage owners, may be the next hearty dish, thanks to the ingenuity of some residents.
by Azizullah Hamdard on 26 May, 2014 - 17:00 KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) on Monday called the runoff presidential vote challenging, warning militants might foment trouble in case of major security lapses.