Do you drink alcohol, smoke, or abstain?
Abstain From sex or use condoms
Or do you abstain from ardent spirits?
To abstain from meat was a serious deviation.
Abstain from Work which others can do for you.
The leader asked his workers to abstain from voting.
Are you going to abstain or vote for someone?
For this reason we must abstain from voting.
In Ramadan, we don't only abstain from food, drink, smoking, marital sex, but also we abstain form all
They oblige him only to abstain from harming others.
Abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reason s.
He may abstain or even vote to make abortion illegal.
His doctor ordered him to abstain from beer and wine.
The majority of the ministers abstain or vote against the authorisation.
The civilians: you may abstain from voting, if you are not sure .
I think you're making a wise decision * to abstain from the job.
They agreed to abstain from any actions that might endanger the peace process.
many of those who abstain consider smoking a sign of weakness or intemperance.
They did abstain from such things as planting trees in their gardens .
Apply mechanically an ad saying: Abstain fat goose liver, absolutely new style.
They say it would be political suicide for the party to abstain.
An anonymous lobbying effort began on Facebook, pushing students to vote abstain.
During this fast they abstain from the gratification of every appetite and passion whatever.
If you abstain from eating candy and rich food, you will not be so fat.
He urged the US to stop selling arms to Taiwan and to abstain from military contact .
Try to abstain from smoking or any other stimulants which increase the sense of irritability.
The US was one of four members to abstain, along with Haiti, Israel and Palau.
The group demands that its members abstain from politics.
During a vote on a substantive matter, a delegate may abstain rather than vote yes or no.
Even with the backing of Soviet Union, Vietnam had to abstain from direct conflict with China.
In other words, the country would abstain from a resolution favouring a cease-fire in place.
Angola indicated it might abstain, and Pakistan appeared to be leaning away from the US position.
The French are expected to abstain from voting on the UN resolution rather than vetoing it.
It is not enough that ecclesiastical men abstain from violence and rapine and all manner of persecution
For others, it means encouraging teens to abstain from sex altogether until the time comes for marriage
The doctor advised him to abstain from drinking if he still wanted to lead a normal life .
after the roll call, delegates may vote for yes, no or abstain on each draft resolution .
Encouraging children to persuade their friends and families to abstain from the consumption of shark
In my view , they should be asked to abstain whenever there is a possible conflict of interest.
diplomats hope to demonstrate support among a clear majority, which might persuade opposing powers to abstain
Abstain from sex or use condoms...
Three Conservative MPs abstained in the vote.