Friday, July 1, 2011


Forbid= command a person not to do something or have something (Forbid +sb+to do/from doing sth): ‘My parents forbid me to stay out after ten o’clock.’

Ban (or prohibit) = forbid someone from doing something by making it illegal: ‘The proposed treaty banning all nuclear testing has received widespread approval.’ ‘International Law prohibits the use of chemical weapons.’

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