giving permission for sth
an official written statement giving one the right to do sth
"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"
"I won't let the police search her basement"
"I cannot allow you to see your exam"
"This permits the water to rush in"
"This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"
"This will permit the rain to run off"
"We don't allow dogs here"
"Children are not permitted beyond this point"
"We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"
No one's allowed to move..five kilometres without a permit.
出自： R. C. Hutchinson
Unable to get a permit to work in England.
出自： D. Athill
The condition on which I should permit the exercise of their art.
出自： R. Lynd
Even in our Spartan household bronchitic patients were permitted a fire in their bedroom.
出自： D. Murphy
Children are not permitted into the cinema without their parents.
We were permitted into the hall five min-utes before the exam.
The situation does not permit of any delay.
The distance between the two cities was in those days too great to permit of frequent contact.
His health did not permit of staying there.
The facts permit (of) no other explanation.
His conduct permits (of) no excuse.
误 The urgency of the task permits for no delay.
正 The urgency of the task permits of no delay.
析 permit用作不及物动词表示“容许; 容忍”时,后面须接介词of,不可接for。
误 Weather permits, we will go boating tomorrow.
正 Weather permitting, we will go boating tomorrow.
正 If weather permits, we will go boating tomorrow.
误 The headmaster permitted Jane to teach the boy a lesson.So he did.
正 The headmaster promised Jane to teach the boy a lesson.So he did.
析 permit sb to- v 表示不定式的动作是permit的宾语做的,而promise sb to do sth 表示不定式的动作是主语做的。由句意可知,本句应该用promise。
误 He permitted for me to stay here.
正 He permitted me to stay here.