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Have you ever heard something called a no-no? A no-no is something that people feel is not acceptable. Let’s look at a few sample sentences to see how the idiom no-no can be used:

Unfortunately, Mr. Puffin didn’t know that smoking on airplanes was a
no-no until he lit his first cigarette on Flight 102 to Boston.
As we were setting up our instruments, the librarian kindly informed me that loud music was a
no-no in the library.
Most parents tell their children that eating with their mouths open is a
no-no, but Frieda had never had this lesson.

What do you think is an absolute
no-no? And what is the difference between a no-no and a no-go? Find out here.


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