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    Forbidden from and to, which is correct?

    1) He is forbidden to or from going to town alone.
    2) He is forbidden from marrying the bad guy. or He is forbidden to marry the bad guy.
    3) I have been forbidden to use the phone or from using the phone.

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    Re: Forbidden from and to, which is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by michael281001 View Post
    1) He is forbidden to or from going to town alone.
    2) He is forbidden from marrying the bad guy. or He is forbidden to marry the bad guy.
    3) I have been forbidden to use the phone or from using the phone.
    A person is forbidden from doing something.

    "Forbidden to" is used:

    It is forbidden to bring food into the cinema.

    ... although a much better way to say that is "Bringing food into the cinema is forbidden."

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