Sentence Examples


  • Indeed, the trouble and expense of these moulds sometimes prohibit its use.
  • Great Britain, instead of agreeing to prohibit the importation of bounty-fed sugar, was allowed to permit it under certain limits.
  • The relations between capital and labour are the subject of a series of statutes, which prohibit the employment of children under fourteen years of age in any mechanical, mercantile or manufacturing establishment, punish with fine or imprisonment any attempt by an employer to influence his employee's vote or to prevent him from joining a labour union, and in cases of insolvency give preference over general liabilities to debts of $100 or less for labour.
  • Much as she liked Sarah, the idea of Giddon's displeasure would prohibit any such intent.
  • At the Cape, in spite of a long endeavour to prohibit the import of the phylloxera, it appeared about 1884.