restrict (someone or something) to (someone or something)

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restrict (someone or something) to (someone or something)

1. To limit or confine someone or something to a narrow or specific selection, range, or group or people or things. Often used in passive constructions. We're restricting applications to people who live in the Pacific Northwest. The soldiers were restricted to just two items of food per day to make the rations last.
2. To limit or confine someone or something to a particular and limited course of action. Often used in passive constructions. Citizens are being restricted to post and share information on websites and social media platforms that have been approved—and censored—by the government. The new legislation restricts corporations to make financial distributions out of realized profit.
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restrict someone or something to someone or something

to limit someone or something to someone or something; to confine someone or something to someone or something. (The first something may typically refer to a choice or selection.) When choosing team members, we are restricting them to people they already know. We restricted the choices to Bill, Bob, or Ted.
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"The idea that society underlines our gender norms should not restrict us from working towards what we want to achieve.
Any adverse regulatory action, depending on its magnitude, may restrict us from effectively manufacturing, marketing and selling our products and could have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition and results of operations."
We are like cattle and living in a corral while the Political Administration is a shepherd with rod of Frontier Crime Regulatory (FCR) to restrict us from raising voice for our basic human rights, lamented Haji Iqbal Afridi while speaking at news conference here at Peshawar Press Club on Thursday.
"Not only is Westminster content with introducing measures in Scotland that are not wanted, they also want to restrict us from opposing them."
In our industry, client relationship management is essential, and these pockets of information restrict us from seeing the whole picture."
l EDITOR'S NOTE: "Potential legal complications restrict us from naming accused companies unless they have been found guilty by a court."
Any adverse action by the FDA, depending on its magnitude, may restrict us from effectively producing, marketing and selling the product that is the subject matter of the warning letter and could have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition and results of operations."