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no-no

(ˈnono)
n. something that is not (to be) done. (Essentially juvenile.) She seems to delight in doing all the no-nos.
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Doing the wrong things can speed up your skin's ageing process, and you might be surprised at what some of those no-nos are," says American dermatologist Dr Tess Mauricio.
Not only does it revolve around Danish politics, but it's also subtitled, two great big fat no-nos surely.
THONG bikini bottoms, socks and sandals, skimpy trunks and baggy, see-through swimwear are the biggest summer-fashion no-nos.
IF regular exercise sessions aren't scoring you the results you were hoping for, it's probably because you're guilty of these three exercise no-nos.
Sure, you know not to force your turnout, or to do "passive stretching" before class, but you'll find some surprising other no-nos here.
The first is that businesses have the right to set reasonable standards for service, as long as those standards don't discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, disability and other statutory no-nos.
Heat, noise, bugs and rambunctious children-as well as dietary no-nos like fatty foods and beer-are all problems for seniors, as well as for their hosts and their caregivers.
It got me thinking about what we do, and the big no-nos you want to avoid.
6 on our little list of no-nos in last Sunday's edition and there it was, big as life, in my own paper the very next morning.
But strict no-nos are gazebos, whistles, candles, bicycles, musical instruments, animals, barbecues and alcohol.
Truth be told, she cheerfully snuck pastries and other no-nos into her diet, while he had the wherewithal to stick almost religiously to his.
Hand-wringing, hunching shoulders, fist thumping and finger pointing are complete no-nos.
Both are firm no-nos under federal election laws and IRS rules.
BLOWING your nose in Japan, pointing your finger at a Columbian or arriving on time to a Paraguayan party are all social no-nos which could scupper your attempts to win business overseas.
Facial scruff, baggy pants and excess cologne are big no-nos for men.