Origin of off-limits
How to use off-limits in a sentence
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.France Mourns—and Hunts|Nico Hines, Christopher Dickey|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, the underground tunnels that were used to transport booze and, if necessary, escaping patrons, are off-limits.The Bars That Made America Great|Nina Strochlic|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Most art worlders are likely, I think, to agree that absolutely nothing should be off-limits for art or literature.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are all manner of politically-charged subjects that various advocacy groups might seek to declare off-limits.Pediatricians Have the Right to Ask About Guns|Russell Saunders|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The island is strictly off-limits to tourists, not because it is haunted, but because it is private property.You Can Own the Spookiest Island in Venice…If You’re Brave Enough|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With support from the department's lawyers, they questioned the legality of using off-limits sanctions in civil rights cases.
Commanders were frequently quizzed on the probable effects of the imposition of off-limits sanctions or base closings.
The site remained off-limits to military and civilian personnel of the proving ground and closed to the public.Trinity [Atomic test] Site|White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs Office
This section of the building was off-limits to the other patients in the Institute, but Stanton, the star border, had free rein.Anything You Can Do|Gordon Randall Garrett
Those are complicated machines, those things, and they're off-limits to the likes of you and me.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow