Verb(1) keep from happening or arising; make impossible(2) stop (someone or something
(1) When my wife and I were mugged someone got a police officer in no time but we should be trying to prevent the attacks happening.(2) locks won't prevent a determined burglar from getting in(3) action must be taken to prevent further accidents(4) Anything that can prevent a tragedy from happening should be carefully adhered to.(5) Ultimately, it was unable to prevent the Soviet invasion of the Baltic states in 1940.(6) New security guidelines and technology are being put in place to prevent a similar problem happening again.(7) to prevent sb from doing sth(8) Unable to prevent the sliding, the authorities had no choice but to abandon the project.(9) The prime focus for us is to prevent them happening in the first place.(10) The union was unable to prevent the strike, but it is instructive to look at how it was conducted.(11) But her experiences made her determined to prevent the same thing happening to others.(12) And he made an impassioned plea for changes to be made to prevent a similar tragedy happening again.(13) Each is a tragedy, and it is right to seek solutions to why it happened, and to try to prevent them happening again.(14) window locks won't prevent a determined burglar from getting in(15) To compound matters he was unable to prevent the club from being relegated last season.(16) Several neighbours rushed to help the Brownes but they were unable to prevent the men escaping.
(1) to prevent :: yo anpeche
(2) prevent from :: anpeche nan men
(3) prevent sunstroke :: anpeche ensolasyon
1. stop ::
2. keep ::
3. preclude ::
prevent, preventable, prevented, preventing, prevents
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And if something were to PREVENT you from
doing your laundry on Saturday at 8:15...
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 7
so I could go back
and PREVENT myself
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 18
And you can't PREVENT it.
What mistake did Dad make?
Money Heist Season 3, Episode 8
Okay, how do you PREVENT
eddy currents in a transformer?
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 2
"swear fealty to King Joffrey,
and PREVENT any strife
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 6
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