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Many other things I saw and heard, but was forbidden to relate.

Even now, he was engaged in committing that crime which she had forbidden him.

The book of rules stated explicitly that such things were forbidden.

All lesser forms of lying are forbidden along with the greater.

Why have they not forbidden the sale of whiskey in all saloons?

You know we have forbidden you to take anything to eat before mealtime.

The little one came out, for she knew that she ought not to do what was forbidden.

Where the forbidden thing is, no precaution can be too great.

Biddy saw to it that Monny couldn't edge in a word on the forbidden subject.

But the parliament were forbidden by authority to meddle in the affair.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English forbeodan "forbid, prohibit," from for- "against" + beodan "to command" (see bid). Common Germanic compound (cf. Dutch verbieden, Old High German farbiotan, German verbieten, Old Norse fyrirbjoða, Gothic faurbiudan "to forbid"). Related: Forbade; forbidden.

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