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Off Limits ( it is not okay to go to that place ... )

"Off Limits"



"Off limits" describes a place where you are not allowed to go.

Example: "The park is off limits; I do not want you going in there." Children like to forget where they're not supposed to go, so parents often remind them which places are off limits.

Example: "When you are wearing muddy shoes: the house is off limits!"

Example: "Don't let the dog go into the kitchen: It's off limits to him."



You can use "off limits" in creative ways when placing limits on what people can do:

Example: "I don't want you dating high school boys; you are too young and they are off limits."

Example: "Guns are off limits within New York City."





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