forbidden fruit is the sweetest

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A reference to the story in the Bible in which God tells Adam and Eve not to eat the forbidden fruit, but they are tempted and do so anyway.

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forbidden fruit is the sweetest

  1. Forbidden things seem more appealing; people want things more if (or, in some way, because) they can't have them.

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