verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for allow
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OTHER WORDS FROM allowpre·al·low, verb (used with object)
Example sentences from the Web for allow
And in either case, “the significant benefit from allowing Wi-Fi hotspots outweighs these concerns.”How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allowing the protests to go on with little interference was always a high-stakes gamble.De Blasio and the New York City Protesters Have No Blood on Their Hands|Jacob Siegel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allowing some people to discriminate sends the message that discrimination is okay.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By allowing him to live, Marshal avoided the shame of killing an unarmed heir-apparent.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a procedure called “compassionate release” allowing terminally ill men to die at home.
Karl, sure enough, was strolling about below and allowing the boys and girls to admire him.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
He had selected this spot in the event of the Powers not allowing his remains to be transferred to France or Ajaccio.The Tragedy of St. Helena|Walter Runciman
It probably served the turn of those who sent it by allowing them to throw the blame of the future war entirely on the English.A History of England, Period III.|Rev. J. Franck Bright
He thinned the disaffected population by allowing foreign enlistment, and 40,000 are said to have been thus got rid of.
An idea of it may be obtained from the present buildings, allowing for some modifications.Jerusalem Explored, Volume I--Text|Ermete Pierotti