stop sth happening
stop sb from doing sth
"My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"
"Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
"We must prevent the cancer from spreading"
"His snoring kept me from falling asleep"
"Keep the child from eating the marbles"
The fortunate soil assisted, and even prevented, the hand of cultivation.
I am very sorry that a previous engagement prevents me from accepting your kind invitation.
Let nothing prevent you from doing your duty.
This will prevent them from abusing their power and enjoying special privileges.
We should take measures to prevent the flood from threatening that area.
Metals are usually coated with paint to prevent them from rusting.
What prevents rays from entering your eyes?
His prompt action prevented the fire from spreading.
Who prevents their plans from being carried out?
We must try to prevent our environment from being polluted.
I have been unavoidably prevented from coming.
I was prevented by illness from joining in the competition.
Unless we get more funding we'll be prevented from finishing our experimental programme.
They were prevented from stealing the car by a smart policeman.
She prevented him to go.
误 She prevented him from going, but he still went.
正 She tried to prevent him from going, but he still went.
析 prevent表示“阻止”成功,如果阻止未成功则应该说try to prevent。
误 No one can prevent the plan from carrying out.
正 No one can prevent the plan from being carried out.
误 Nothing could prevent him to sail round the world single-handed.
正 Nothing could prevent him from sailing round the world single-handed.
正 Nothing could prevent him sailing round the world single-handed.
正 Nothing could prevent his sailing round the world single-handed.
析 表示“阻止某人做某事”,可以说prevent sb from v -ing, prevent sb v -ing或prevent sb's v -ing,但不能说prevent sb to- v sth。