The crowd parted to allow her through .
The judge allowed my claim.
The school will only allow this in special circumstances.
Sorry, we don’t allow dogs in the house.
She is allowed one item of hand luggage.
We cannot allow such conduct.我们不允许有这种行为。
She refused to allow the exhibition of her husband’s work.
They do not allow smoking.
We do not allow smoking in the hall.
2. allow someone to do something准许（促使）某人做某事
其被动式：someone be allowed to do something
My father does not allow me to smoke.
Allow me to buy you a drink at the bar.
Allow me to introduce Dr Amberg.
The compromise will allow him to continue his free market reforms.
He won’t allow himself to fail.
He allowed his mind to wander.
She won’t allow herself to be dictated to.
He never allowed his work to impinge on his private life.
Role-play allows students to practise language in a safe situation.
He was allowed to enter the room.
Private interest was not allowed to predominate over the public good.
The children are not allowed to watch violent TV programmes.
He wouldn’t allow emotions to get in the way of him doing his job.
The course allows students to progress at their own speed.
The doctor may allow her to return to work next week.
They shouldn’t be allowed to get away with it.
Allow plenty of time to get to the airport.
Allow sufficient time to get there.
I’m anxious that we should allow plenty of time.
You’re allowed an hour to complete the test.
His parents won’t allow him to stay out late.
I’m not normally allowed to stay out late.
He is not allowed to stay out late.
Pride would not allow him to accept the money.
We will never allow that to happen! No sir!
3.allow of 给……（留有）余地；给……机会
The facts allow of only one explanation.
These facts allow of many possible interpretation .这些事实允许有多种解释。
The situation does not allow of any delay .形势不允许有任何拖延。
Situations allow of no excuse .形势不容许拖延；形势刻不容缓。
The regulations do not allow of any variation .这些规定不容许任何变动。
Such mistakes allow of no excuse .这样的错误是不能容许的。
You allow of no exceptions ?你就不容许有例外情况？
His weakened condition would not allow of his being sent to town .他身体虚弱，不容许把他送进城去。
The task is so urgent that it allow of no hesitation .任务非常紧迫，不容迟疑。
Don’t forget to allow for traffic delays. 不要忘记把在路上交通耽误的时间考虑在内。
All these factors must be allowed for.
It will take about an hour to get there, allowing for traffic delays.
Please allow 28 days for delivery…
An hour and a half is allowed for the exam.
One and a half hours are allowed for the exam.
She bought a slightly larger size to allow for shrinkage.