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- Archie's hand shot out again and it was too late for Obie to prevent the action.Chapter 36 (95% in)
- Their books prevented them from running with grace and abandon.Chapter 23 (13% in)
- He had often used his position as president of The Vigils to keep control of Archie, to prevent him from going overboard on assignments.Chapter 36 (38% in)
There are no more uses of "prevent" in The Chocolate War.
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