kestrel

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Re: Prohibits...to be or from being?  •  December 3, 2009, 11:40am  •  3 votes

See if this helps: I have a broken leg, which prohibits me from running. (Yes, I would substitute "prevents" for "prohibits" but the analogy is sound.) In California, state law prohibits you fro

Re: Moments & Seconds  •  December 1, 2009, 6:57pm  •  0 vote

Agree completely. On the other hand, "I watched him for a moment, then looked back at the menu in front of me" works: One moment = a few seconds (2 or 3?).