Thesaurus / allowed
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Lizzie, indeed, is fond of work; she is busy all day long, and it is evident that her sewing-machine is not allowed to rust.
LONDON'S HEARTB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
It is, if I may be allowed to say so, the sinister suggestion in your speech, inspector—superintendent I mean.
THE GREEN RUSTEDGAR WALLACE
One couldn't help wondering that the Fairy Aurora allowed it to be in her room.
ROUMANIAN FAIRY TALESVARIOUS
They were to be allowed to usher in the glorious day by the blowing of horns exactly at sunrise.
THE PETERKIN PAPERSLUCRETIA P HALE
The noble Marquis consequently hoped that the Trojan horse would not be allowed to come within the walls of Parliament.
THE GRAND OLD MANRICHARD B. COOK
But Ransom was no fool and, stepping back out of the way of temptation, he allowed him to escape without further parley.
THE CHIEF LEGATEEANNA KATHARINE GREEN
I may be allowed to express the hope that our labors in this direction will not be void of such useful results.
The superstitious natives supposed the drought was sent upon them as a judgment, because myself and Lay were allowed to live.
Stone coffins were commonly used by the wealthy, and but few were at first allowed to be buried within walled towns.
HISTORY OF THE ANGLO-SAXONSTHOMAS MILLER
In many towns no one was allowed to work at a trade or sell merchandise who was not a member of a guild.
INTRODUCTORY AMERICAN HISTORYHENRY ELDRIDGE BOURNE
WORDS RELATED TO ALLOWED
- on the level
- on the up and up
- sure enough
- within the law
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