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no trespassing

A standard written warning not to enter a particular piece of property. There were a bunch of "No Trespassing" signs at the abandoned factory, but we decided to go inside anyway.
See also: no, trespass

trespass on (something)

1. To enter or intrude on private or restricted land or property. You're trespassing on my land, son—I suggest you turn around right now, or I'll blast you to pieces! He was sentenced to five years in prison for trespassing on the military installation.
2. old-fashioned To encroach or infringe upon some aspect of one's life. I'm sick of these reporters trespassing on our privacy! The horrible things I did in that war have trespassed on my dreams for years now.
See also: on, trespass

trespass upon (something)

1. To enter or intrude on private or restricted land or property. You're trespassing upon private land, son—I suggest you turn around right now, or I'll blast you to pieces! He was sentenced to five years in prison for trespassing upon the military installation.
2. old-fashioned To encroach or infringe upon some aspect of one's life. I'm sick of these reporters trespassing upon our privacy! The horrible things I did in that war have trespassed upon my dreams for years now.
See also: trespass, upon
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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: no, 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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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The foundation argues that had the appellate court considered the immigrants and smuggler as trespassers - and applied case law accordingly - it might have reached a different conclusion.
The case will go back to court later this month and Rihanna, 25, is expected to ask for a permanent restraining order against the trespasser.
Pepper spray was used to subdue the suspected trespasser, who was taken into custody at the scene, police said.
Four teenage trespassers snuck onto the privately owned property of a beautifully landscaped cemetery by scaling the 6-foot metal fence as they had done before.
Like Wrack, Trespasser was an entire ridden by George Duller and was a king without a crown, as the Champion Hurdle was not run until 1927, but his handicap exploits showed he was a class above all his rivals.
this in itself seems to me to undermine Block's proposal, since it appears to introduce an arbitrary complication into the principle of non-aggression--after all, if evicting a trespasser is a right of every human being, and one should not be thought of as responsible for what happens to the trespasser after he is evicted, then why should the moral evaluation of the act of eviction depend on what eviction options are available and on which of them is applied to the trespasser?
This album picks up where award-winning Trespasser left off, opening with the downbeat No Honey, which shows how simplicity is often the key to success.
All the objects and framed pictures have been polished with soft cloths, which the trespasser then deposited in the hallway hamper.
The MoD said police had faced danger when trying to "determine the difference between a trespasser and a potential terrorist".
Their indecision allows time for the officers to find the trespasser. Those same begin to assault the intruder, the four of them pushing him further and further toward the gunwale where they push the unfortunate overboard.