Example sentences of "it would be [prep] [to-vb] " in BNC.

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31 WE 'RE giving you another chance to sample life at the top with Vernons Pools — an extra route to enter our five free contests themed on what it would be like to win the pools .
32 The story I 'm working on started with the idea of what it would be like to break your glasses on holiday .
33 As Rain passed Tavett 's desk he cupped his face in his hands and moaned for her benefit , saying : ‘ Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in an ordinary office instead of a newspaper where every kind of freak feels entitled to barge in and collar you ? ’
34 By my first week in-country ( my third on mefloquine ) I had reduced sensation in my legs , was waking up with a start from severe nightmares which subjectively had lasted for hours ( in reality for only 15 min ) , and occasionally wondering what it would be like to jump the eight floors from my hotel room .
35 One of Einstein 's ways of working things out was to take the laws of nature as they were understood at the time and imagine them in unusual fictitious situations — such as , for instance , trying to imagine what it would be like to catch up with a light beam .
36 He tried not to imagine what it would be like to drown in the Ankh .
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