Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: forbade
IPA transcription: [fɚb'eɪd]
Usage examples
  • He forbade them to touch the wolf.
  • What would be your course if I forbade it?"
  • His courteous manner and words forbade that.
  • Mr. Engelman forbade me to remove the stopper.
  • "I thought the Bible forbade back-biting," I said.
  • Some years ago the emperor Menelik forbade the custom.
  • He forbade him to be taught anything whatever for a time, too.
  • His brothers forbade us to say that he was alive, threatening to slay us if we did.'
  • But there was still something lurking behind, of which prudence forbade the disclosure.
  • But there were wild words upon his lips that forbade it--suggesting only serious thoughts.