Example sentences of "[noun] that give " in BNC.

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1 " Together we have resisted the trap of appeasement , cynicism and isolation that gives temptation to tyrants .
2 I suppose it was the isolation that gave us such a feeling of camaraderie . "
3 In the process of sexual selection , certain males were said to develop characteristics that gave them the edge over other males in the competition for females .
4 In this particular instance it is representational , as the ‘ performance mode ’ is , for the child is required to describe in action whatever the teacher suggests ( as in the example above , ‘ So you go to the bathroom and turn the doorknob ’ ) , but the ‘ exercise mode ’ has other characteristics that give it a special mental quality .
5 We have begun to measure these trees , noting characteristics that give us clues to their genetic relationships : these trees , growing under plantation conditions , will eventually tell us whether we really have collected new genes useful to farmers who grow cocoa .
6 The sayings of country people , sometimes tinged with poetry , always rich in concrete images and braced with the vigour and rhythm that gives them long life , are worth revealing .
7 In the deal that gave Air France part of Czech airline CSA , EBRD funds were being used to finance a deal between two state airlines , one of them run by his brother Bernard .
8 Last month George Soros bought a 10% stake at $19.50 a share , a deal that gave a boost to the price of gold .
9 The duo agreed a deal that gives Duff access to some of the country 's finest prospects , and gives Martin 's camp TV time .
10 There will probably be a small range of settings that give satisfactory results .
11 All of the walking species had the widely-splayed legs that gave them a slow and lumbering gait , but , in the absence of more streamlined animals , they prospered .
12 A jetpack that allows our hero to fly , and a pair of bionic legs that give Steg the power to leap tall buildings with a single bound and super-slug speed-ups are scattered around .
13 By the time they are mature , hedgehogs can have several thousand of the modified hairs that give them their prickly appearance and an ideal form of defence against attackers .
14 It was what was within the bird the force that gave it such power , such vitality . ’
15 In particular , we would not know what it was about consciousness that gave rise to its falling under the given kinds of statement .
16 The throw took her by surprise , was sharp and strong , and went a little wide , so that it was only the experience of three younger brothers that gave her quick enough reflexes to shoot an arm out sideways to take the catch .
17 Smithers was an English publisher who got his sexual kicks from deflowering virgins , an obsession that gave rise to Oscar Wilde 's celebrated remark that ‘ Smithers loves first editions ’ .
18 Another episode that gave him much reassurance was the time when Kate invited him in for tea at the Rectory .
19 It is now appropriate to consider the extension of the solution into the prior regions I , II and III which describe the approaching waves that give rise to this particular interaction .
20 ‘ It 's your casualness that gives you away , ’ he said .
21 Some of the characteristics of primates are flexible fingers with nails rather than claws , and forward facing eyes that give binocular vision and are vital for judging distance .
22 The gentle , careful , intelligent eyes that gave nothing away while leaving you with the impression that you and what you were saying were the most intelligent things she had ever beheld and heard .
23 There was a purposeful look now in her eyes that gave him pause .
24 And she could not sort out her brain while he stood less than a foot away , watching her with eyes that gave away nothing of his own thoughts .
25 But , as she looked up into his dark eyes that gave nothing away , and battled furiously against the pride that would have held her back from pressing her question , suddenly the sun came out .
26 BeckerTools is a set of utilities that give you better or extra disk and file utilities under Windows .
27 Be careful — this is the movie that gave Andrew Strong to the world .
28 One hundred and fifty-five years on from Darwin 's marital dilemma , the major pre-occupation that gave rise to the organization of the conference to which this paper is submitted , is a marriage of a different sort : the study of history and the use of information technology .
29 BILLY JOEL is battling to save the tiny New York club that gave him his first pop break .
30 He 's a soldier that gives everything ; throws himself at the enemy and for once every ball , he touched finished in the back of the net .
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