Examples from the Web for forbidden fruit
The "forbidden-fruit" and the "grape-fruit," are only just making their conquering way into the English shops.The Champagne Standard|Mrs. John Lane
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Idioms and Phrases with forbidden fruit
Unlawful pleasure or enjoyment; illicit love. For example, After Mary moved in with John, Tom began courting her—forbidden fruit is sweet, I guess, or Smoking behind the woodshed, that's a case of forbidden fruit. This expression alludes to Adam and Eve's violation of God's commandment not to touch fruit from the tree of knowledge, which resulted in their expulsion from the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3:6). In the form forbidden fruit is sweet it appeared in numerous early English proverb collections.