off limits


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off limits

adj (off-limits when prenominal)
1. not to be entered; out of bounds
2. (of an activity) not allowed
3. (of a substance) not allowed to be used or consumed
adv
in or into an area forbidden by regulations
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It also said an area off the coast of Zhejiang province, northeast of Taiwan, was off limits for military exercises until to Thursday evening.
But there are areas that are off limits. They are off limits in our bedroom.)
I said that was off limits. When she asked me it on stage, with blatant disregard for our agreement, it became clear to me I had been mislead.
"The officer told him Savile was off limits. They were talking over a drink and Eamonn never made any I know."
AYA NAPA Parts of the tourist hotspot are off limits to British military personnel
It means that a ground floor wing of the historic Victoria Square building is off limits to all but the inner circle and escorted visitors.
The Off Limits report used Freedom of Information requests to collect data from health trusts and authorities across England about how they dealt with requests for "off-label" drugs.
To permit officers to watch the girls play, the team's trainers have scheduled a match at a school in an area not off limits to U.S.
Canal sections are off limits, with the exception of the quarter-mile section along the west bank of Rice City Pond in Uxbridge and the one-mile section which leads to the finish.
But investigations of any corruption in the government are off limits and can end a journalist's career.
I learned that few subjects are off limits in a farm family where the facts of life must be dealt with in a practical fashion every day.
No shade, including pink, is off limits. "I like to wear bright colors that make me stand out in class," says Erica Wallen, a student at New York's Broadway Dance Center and future hip hop star.