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Forbidden Fruit ( a person or thing one is not allowed to touch or have ... )

"Forbidden Fruit"

Forbidden fruit is something that one wants but cannot have.

Example: "The boss's daughter may be pretty, but remember that she is forbidden fruit."

You might desire that thing which is forbidden fruit, but you are not allowed to touch it.

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