Example sentences of "[vb mod] just as well " in BNC.

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31 Precepts of holiness , he declared , might just as well be preached to a wolf as to a man , if man were naturally and inevitably wicked .
32 But surely it is possible that the women 's assessments might just as well have reflected their awareness of sex stereotypes and their consequent desire to fulfil ‘ normal ’ expectations that women talk ‘ better ’ .
33 You might just as well have sent him out naked round the privates .
34 We might just as well shut up shop .
35 Suppose he says that we might just as well pray to ‘ Our Mother which art in Heaven ’ … .
36 Suppose he suggests that the Incarnation might just as well have taken a female as a male form , and the Second Person of the Trinity be as well called the Daughter as the Son … .
37 She did n't actually say , ‘ Please hurry up , oh please hurry up , ’ but she might just as well have done : her mouth twitched as if she were muttering it inwardly , her eyes kept darting to the clock on the mantelpiece and there were red , nervous spots on her cheeks .
38 But now she might just as well be living with Mrs Jackson ! .
39 Archaeologists have a clear responsibility : until the information contained in those records is made available to other archaeologists , and to the general public , the excavation is not complete : the information is still as inaccessible as if the site had never been excavated , and the records themselves might just as well be buried .
40 Though she was completely covered she might just as well have been wearing nothing at all .
41 Mind you , he paid , I 'll say that for him , but it might just as well have been her — the money was thrown down the drain all the same ! "
42 In the other … you might just as well try to go to sleep when your feet are cold or you want to spend a penny , or you 're hungry for a special kind of food you have n't got .
43 You might just as well say to a publisher , should you take his advance royalties ! "
44 I do not believe , though many readers are convinced of it , that this is what finally attracts them , otherwise they might just as well do a crossword puzzle .
45 ‘ We might just as well be somewhere else . ’
46 They happened to end up in Cork but it might just as well have been Hamburg or Paris or London , or America , as so many other Jews did .
47 I might just as well have been Judd . ’
48 If the subordinate has to be so elaborately controlled the supervisor might just as well undertake the task .
49 " In any case you might just as well relieve your mind by talking the matter over .
50 Local facilities such as libraries , swimming pools , tennis courts , further education classes , bingo , cinemas , pubs , working men 's clubs , parks , concerts and church services are , in theory , for the use of everyone , and if people with mental disorder live day in and day out inside the confines of a suburban house and never use such local facilities or participate in the life of the community , they might just as well remain behind the walls of an institution .
51 I might just as well ask him to drive me to the nearest station .
52 It gave Scarlet the impression that she had grown very old and from now on might just as well go round in her shroud .
53 And , with no time left , it might just as well be forty .
54 It is necessary for the theory that they should , for otherwise poisonous prey might just as well be dull as brightly coloured .
55 ‘ They might just as well have done , ’ she said despairingly .
56 The same might just as well be true , however , of unmarried cohabiting couples and of couples who do not cohabit .
57 they might be out of the divisional area but you , they might just as well be for the amount of you 're spending on them .
58 Something seemed to open or to expand in her brain , releasing a cold voice which she had never heard there before , telling her that if he cheated her she might just as well kill him .
59 They looked phoney , but only because they looked new ; once they had cracked and weathered and slumped a little , nobody would ever credit that they might just as well have been built as concrete and glass shoe-boxes .
60 When he brushed some hair away from her face he might just as well have placed his hand on her most intimate spot .
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