English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "prohibit"

Many gangsters became rich in North America by selling alcohol during prohibitionOur city council has enacted a new bylaw which prohibits smoking in all public buildings.

Many gangsters became rich in North America by selling alcohol during prohibition.

Beach fires are prohibited during the summer months due to the fire hazard.

Driving at night is prohibited for people with certain vision problems.

The cost of houses in this city has become prohibitive in the last few years.

Students at the Christian college are prohibited from smoking, drinking, and pre-marital sex.

There is a prohibition against feeding birds at airports, due to the danger birds pose to planes.

Claude Helvetius once said that to limit the press is to insult a nation, and to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.

The cost of hockey gear is quite prohibitive, so many parents can't afford to let their kids play the sport.

Believe it or not, there is an old Ohio state law which prohibits getting a fish drunk.

Oxford University has regulations which prohibit readers bringing sheep into the library.

Slave trading in the United States was prohibited in 1808, and by 1820 it became a crime punishable by death.

Barbie dolls are considered anti-Islamic, and importing them to Iran is prohibited.

You could be fined, and prohibited from driving if you drive unsafely.

At one time in Afghanistan, girls were prohibited from attending public school.

John Calvin and other Protestant leaders of his time were distrustful of art in worship and prohibited the singing of all but biblical texts in church.

Discussion question: Do you think the government should take steps to prohibit the spread of pornography on the Internet?

Find someone who thinks smoking should be prohibited in public buildings.


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