Example sentences of "place at the [adj] " in BNC.

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31 It is recognised that signs , leaflets and labels have their place , but that the most effective communication takes place at the personal level .
32 I genuinely liked them as people , I loved their music , and I was in exactly the right place at the right time .
33 it existed , in reality , because Ford needed something special to tempt people into their showrooms and Shelby was in the right place at the right time to provide it .
34 Millions of parts and supplies must be got to the right place at the right time , which is something American military forces have not always been able to do .
35 But they just exhausted themselves after all these years — and I was in the right place at the right time , so they all settled on me to direct it .
36 A lot of the work in this field is logistical : getting the right people to the right place at the right time with the right equipment .
37 Profiles , pathways , and dreams : The right place at the right time .
38 We reckon that both Angoras will become our favourite places to stay in Bodrum , in the right place at the right price .
39 But there 's lots of wildlife around , if you happen to be in the right place at the right time , and not singing a Betty Boo number at the top of your voice .
40 Being in the right place at the right time is all important in fishing , and living on the doorstep of the river gave me the advantage .
41 He could serve up waves in the right place at the right time — or not .
42 We expect Jesus to be in the right place at the right time , therefore his choosing of male apostles was quite deliberate , which must have theological significance and definite implications for the ministry today .
43 You have to be in the right place at the right time , you hear there 's a place going , then you grab it . ’
44 In this arcade adventure the aim is to collect the correct objects and drop them in the right place at the right time .
45 His achievement was thus in a real sense an imaginative one , and so much was he the right man in the right place at the right time that his procedures and opinions were never seriously gainsaid .
46 ‘ I was just in the right place at the right time , I guess .
47 General announcements , group discussions or committees are difficult , the speechreader must look at the right place at the right time .
48 The parents had to be able to present a full defence , he said , and if the whole case had been heard in Inverness , it would have been almost impossible to fully safeguard their interests and get everybody in the right place at the right time .
49 but Mr Clinton was the right man in the right place at the right time .
50 It has been said that what made John F Kennedy great was that he was the right man in the right place at the right time .
51 It means grasping opportunities and being in the right place at the right time .
52 ‘ There are days like that and it is a matter of making sure you are in the right place at the right time .
53 ‘ There 's no pecking order , it 's who is in the right place at the right time and who is the strongest , ’ he says .
54 His first two were classic cases of being in the right place at the right time .
55 It was so very much the right place at the right time .
56 Thus the pilots may be found in the Engines Section absorbing the means whereby the aviation spirit and flames arrive at the right place at the right time to produce the urge for forward movement , or they could be watching in some fascination an array of lights and switches on a array known as ‘ electrics ’ which behave themselves so well under the persuasion of the engines instructor , but which flash and fail to respond in such heart-breaking fashion when the student is urged to demonstrate that he has ‘ got ’ it .
57 For a change I was in the right place at the right time and got a job , with housing , at the Folger Theatre in Washington DC .
58 He could be in the right place at the right time when top jobs come up for grabs next summer .
59 Since fertilisation is external , with the male 's sperm being shed over the eggs as they are laid , amplexus ensures that the male is in the right place at the right time to fertilise the eggs .
60 It is sour grapes , they say , because the candidates no doubt sent in many copies of their CV without response ; fell by the wayside in competition with better candidates ; failed to convince the would-be employer that they were right for the job ; or were just plain unlucky and not in the right place at the right time .
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