Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Prohibition"

The meaning of "Prohibition" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does It's always prohibition or Barack Obama mean?
A: I'm not sure, what's the context?
Prohibition refers to a time in American history. In the 1930's, the US government banned the sale and consumption of alcohol, except for religious purposes.

(Yes, it's insane. It caused mafias to gain power by illegally selling alcohol.)
Q: What does prohibition mean?
A: forbidden/not allowed
Q: What does prohibition paddy wagons mean?
A: Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933. Paddy wagon is the nickname for a police car used during that time period to transport criminals to jail/prison. There is a line in the Disney movie "Up" that uses this term. "Longer than 22 prohibition paddy wagons". lol
Q: What does prohibition mean?
A: when the government takes away something from the people like drugs

Translations of "Prohibition"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? prohibition
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? prohibition
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? the prohibition on doing sth or the prohibition of doing sth?
A: "X is prohibited."
"You aren't allowed to X."
"X is not permitted."

Other questions about "Prohibition"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce prohibition.
A: You don't pronounce the H. It's more like pro-uh-bish-in
Q: He was trapped by prohibitions does this sound natural?
A: If you mean prohibitions restricted him, I’d say:

He was held hostage by prohibitions.
Q: why did you do that despite prohibition?
A: ‘Why did you do that it’s prohibited’ or ‘why did you do that it’s not aloud’ would be better ways of saying that, although you can just leave it like that it still makes sense, it’s just a bit more formal.
Q: The prohibition of hard drugs has become such an important factor that we even speak to « The War on Drugs » does this sound natural?
A: It sounds good, however, I would rather use Banning instead of prohibition
Q: The prohibition was rescinded. does this sound natural?
A: Thanks!!

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