restrict yourself to sth


restrict yourself to sth
UK US restrict yourself to sth
Phrasal Verb with restrict({{}}/rɪˈstrɪkt/ verb [T]
to limit yourself to one particular thing or activity: »

The company is restricting itself to non-living cargoes at first.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • maximum — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute ▪ agreed, recommended ▪ Do not exceed the recommended maximum of twelve drops a day. ▪ legal, statutory …   Collocations dictionary