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no trespassing

do not enter. (Usually seen on a sign. Not usually spoken.) The sign on the tree said, "No Trespassing." So we didn't go in. The angry farmer chased us out of the field shouting, "Get out! Don't you see the 'No Trespassing' sign?"
See also: trespass

trespass (up)on something

to intrude or encroach onto a restricted or private area. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) You had better not trespass upon Mr. Green's land. I wouldn't trespass on that fenced-off land!
See also: on, trespass

trespass on

v.
1. To enter wrongfully onto some land that belongs to another: We don't tolerate hunters who trespass on our property.
2. To infringe on something, such as another's privacy, time, or attention: Do not trespass on their patience by pursuing this matter any further.
See also: on, trespass
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Figures show that the Midlands also has the second highest number of people trespassing on railways, with nearly 1,500 reports of people ignoring safety warnings.
He will be charged for trespassing because he wasn't allowed to enter the building.
Arguing that desalination technology could have made the brackish water drinkable, the farm demanded compensation for trespassing.
In 2014, there were 945 trespassing incidents in the United States that caused 419 fatalities.
A WOMAN was assisted by police after she was found trespassing on the railway line at Milnsbridge on Monday morning.
A Eugene police officer shot and killed a dog after it bit him in the hands and legs when a man, suspected of trespassing in a wooded area of west Eugene, allegedly threw the dog at the officer, police said.
The measure shall curb acts of trespassing and other intrusions on personal privacy committed by any person in order to capture visual or sound impressions of an individual with intent to gain or profit," Almonte said.
Previously, a man was convicted in February after trespassing at her Gomez's old house and was sentenced to 120 days in jail.
On Sunday night, a 21-year-old man trespassed into the property, and the scarier part of this news is that Selena Gomez was in her house when the trespassing occurred.
All those found trespassing on old buildings or constructions deemed of high cultural or heritage value, are at pains of prosecution, the ministry warned.
Ricky Preddie, 26, faces six counts of driving without insurance and while disqualified, and one of trespassing on railway property.
and charged with breaking and entering into a building in the nighttime for a felony, trespassing, resisting arrested, three counts of receiving stolen property valued under $250 and a person under 21 possessing alcohol.
British Transport Police want to highlight the dangers of trespassing on the railway during the summer months.
Responding to a question by media people over what some cafes in Baghdad been subjected to in pretext that they overstepping public morals, he said, "The State is the one responsible for enforcing the law and deal with such trespassing over public morals, if they occur.
Commenting that using the Trespass Act was "a blunt instrument for an employer to use against an employee", the ERA doubted whether the charge nurse was actually trespassing, as she had an honest belief in her right to be on the premises.