Example sentences of "[vb mod] be for [pron] [to-vb] " in BNC.

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1 If she dislikes all outward signs of mourning , wanting people to wear their normal clothes and for the proceedings to be very quiet and simple , that should be for her to decide , but if she is of the old school , who prefer mourners to dress rather sombrely , you should try to persuade the rest of the family to do so whatever their personal opinions may be ; although care must be taken not to cause friction over this or anything else which may sour the family gathering .
2 How terrible it must be for her to attend this service for Mrs Wright whose baby had survived and while the Padre was speaking the Collector accompanied his words with a silent , sympathetic prayer for Mrs Bennett : " O God , whose ways are hidden and thy works most wonderful , who makest nothing in vain , and lovest all that thou hast made , Comfort this thy servant whose heart is sore smitten and oppressed … " but the rest of the prayer was no longer in his mind , stolen no doubt by the foxes of despair that continued to raid his beliefs … in any case , it faded into a mournful reverie in which he sought an explanation for the death of Mrs Bennett 's child .
3 It must be for him to decide on the disposition of his force and the concentration of his resources on any particular crime or area .
4 It must be for him to decide on the disposition of his force and the concentration of his resources on any particular crime or area .
5 It is for the judge alone to determine facts upon which the admissibility of evidence depends and , similarly , it must be for him to satisfy himself as to matters involved in an application to stay because of abuse or , as the judge preferred , ‘ misuse ’ — of process .
6 However , the first step must be for us to achieve recognition at the level of official LEA policy that special educational provision begins with what the regular class teacher is doing in the classroom , and that the first responsibility of special needs teachers is to help class teachers meet special needs themselves .
7 If , for example , the reasons described seem unfair or conflict with what was said to you at the time of your dismissal , and you are eligible for unfair dismissal rights , the next step might be for you to make a complaint to the industrial tribunal .
8 If not it 'll be for me to tell her lovin' papa that his baby daughter is lost , and what 's the bettin' he 'll be over here on the fastest boat runnin' , to cut my throat for me if anything 's happened to her ? ’
9 " The best thing 'll be for you to show us , Mr Whalby .
10 I do n't know whether it was because he realised how hard it 'd be for us to get enough for both of us , or whether he knew he was off his head and needed someone around who was n't , y'know what I mean , to look after the kids and sort things out , like .
11 The ultimate sanction may be for them to sack the person whom they regard as being mainly to blame .
12 ‘ Actually , hard as it may be for you to believe , I did come for a reason . ’
13 ‘ Now it is a general rule , that no court of limited jurisdiction can give itself jurisdiction by a wrong decision on a point collateral to the merits of the case upon which the limit to its jurisdiction depends ; and however its decision may be final on all particulars , making up together that subject-matter which , if true , is within its jurisdiction , and , however necessary in many cases it may be for it to make a preliminary inquiry , whether some collateral matter be or be not within the limits , yet , upon this preliminary question , its decision must always be open to inquiry in the superior Court . ’
14 This is the relevance of rules ; for the courts to embrace such an issue would be for them to breach the long-standing settlement with regard to the boundaries of parliamentary privilege ( see below , pp.113–19 ) and they would not do it .
15 It would be for them to decide what to do with our report .
16 The further west Allied aircraft could be stationed , the easier it would be for them to protect the sea lanes which were vulnerable to enemy air power based in Sicily and Crete .
17 he said to me one day , and I do n't remember the day he said the best thing would be for her to go on casual , then she can keep her thingy thingy .
18 Another option would be for her to negotiate some ‘ good quality ’ time for them to spend together , when they give each other the best of their attention .
19 Betsy suggested that the best solution to the problem would be for her to take over command of Clytus and continue trading .
20 And it struck Shiona , not for the first time , as she looked into those blue , accusing eyes , how easy it would be for her to clear her name .
21 I thought what a good idea it would be for me to do the same and I kept this in mind .
22 It was only after I had mentioned Miss Kenton that I suddenly realized how entirely inappropriate it would be for me to continue .
23 " It 's just that it 's all very well to talk about his responsibility and all that — nobody thinks how awful it would be for me to go crawling to him wailing , I 'm in tro-uble ?
24 Think back to Jem Higgins and ask yourself of what use it would be for me to preach your message to him . ’
25 Ron and I thought that the best way to arrange this would be for me to interview the Prince about his uncle , and to tack the result on to the end of the obituary programme .
26 " THE simplest thing , I think , " Matthew Preston said to Sara , " would be for me to buy you out — your share of the house , I mean .
27 ‘ What I 'd like would be for him to go back to that first wife of his . ’
28 The Court would however respectfully disagree with the observation made in Emerson that no purpose would be served by bringing the jury back into open court to hear the tape ; this was a matter for the judge 's discretion but the better practice would be for him to order the reassembling of the court so that the jury could hear the tape in open court .
29 Maman 's perception had probably told how impossible it would be for him to part with any of her things in his lifetime .
30 A natural follow-up would be for him to make a model van , perhaps like one of his dad 's .
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