1 When Herb asked Diane for a date, she said she was really sorry she couldn't go out with him, her dad had ordered her to curtail her social life.
2 Their remedy is a cut in production to curtail the extent to which the members are exceeding their agreed quotas, something they have been doing in order to prevent shortages arising as a result of the war in Iraq.
3 Investors are ready to see it curtail its ambitions and start delivering sustainable profits.
4 The president has remained mute about plans to curtail the number of immigrants.
5 His comeback appearances with other clubs were swiftly curtailed by his drinking, which continued after his second wife left him and after his liver transplant.
6 Companies have announced shutdowns or curtailments in more than two dozen timber mills in the province.