forbidden fruit is always the sweetest

forbidden fruit is always the sweetest

Meaning

  • to desire something that is not within a feasible reach
  • to want something that has been denied
  • to go after something which has been refused

Example Sentences

  1. The guy thinks that the forbidden fruit is always the sweetest and keeps asking her out even though she has refused him several times. I seem to think that this is becoming unhealthy and obsessive.
  2. I know that the forbidden fruit is always the sweetest but I will not be pursuing the career that my father has specifically asked me not to pick.
  3. It is true that the forbidden fruit is always the sweetest but please check the pros and cons of making such an impulsive decision.
  4. He went after her just because the forbidden fruit is always the sweetest.
  5. You need to resist your temptation to cheat in the exam even though the forbidden fruit is always the sweetest. You have to complete this course with honesty and integrity.

Origin

The origin of this phrase comes from the Bible when God told Adam not to have a particular fruit, an apple. Adam and Eve were convinced by Satan that the fruit is the sweetest and they must try it. According to the Bible, Adam and Eve were thrown out of the Gardens of Heaven upon having tasted this forbidden fruit.

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