off-limits

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off-limits (not comparable)

  1. Not to be entered or used; restricted.
    The pond was off-limits to swimmers.
    • 2004, Lacey Chabert as Gretchen Wieners, Mean Girls, written by Tina Fey:
      Irregardless, ex-boyfriends are just off-limits to friends. I mean that's just, like, the rules of feminism.

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