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23:54 Jul 26, 2005
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Sports / Fitness / Recreation
English term or phrase:the allure of the forbidden
Never forbid yourself a favorite food.
Here's a shocker: When a group of U.K. researchers told 30 women to avoid chocolate, then packed them into a room filled with the stuff, the women were much more likely to sneak a bite than individuals who hadn't been given the order. Blame the allure of the forbidden: The more you tell yourself you can't eat something you love, the more you're going to want it.