Example sentences of "[verb] be for " in BNC.

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1 The amounts given are for a tank :
2 It should be stressed that the figures given are for manufactures only and do not include exports of primary products or raw materials .
3 In general this is all that you need to complete most documents , the only extra frames you 'll need are for images .
4 The holes drilled are for light weight — and they are just that .
5 In an effort to prevent this kind of accident ( which is almost always fatal for the tow pilot ) , the emphasis has been for pilots to keep their glider very low just after leaving the ground .
6 And glory in the 1,000 Guineas may well be a lot more than just a warming winter thought because Dead Certain beat as competitive a field as there has been for a juvenile filly 's race for many years .
7 In the course of these policies , one or the other restrictive practice has been singled out as the root cause of our ills — resale price maintenance , clearing banks ' cartel , trade unions — the cry has been for their removal .
8 The heaviest betting this year has been for Shellac , a six-length winner from Sudden Victory at Ayr last time out , but the deciding factor is that Dettori originally chose to ride SPLENDID CAREER ( nap 3.35 ) , who may have been unlucky when beaten at Newbury by yesterday 's Goodwood winner Monastery .
9 Since then , however , standard procedure has been for patrols to study photographs , names and addresses of suspects before leaving security force bases .
10 Will the Italian Abbado remain musical director of the Vienna State Opera where he has been for the past three years ?
11 It is worth restating how radical a leader Mrs Thatcher has been for the Conservative party .
12 It 's still as pure as it has been for thousands of years . ’
13 Whether you think that dimension has been for the good of the game will probably depend on your nationality .
14 Broadly , we may say that industry will have to be far less rigid ; indeed much more flexible in adapting itself to change than it has been for the past twenty years .
15 I 'm not one to do double somersaults — I 'm not that acrobatic — but he 's one of the best in the country and has been for a long time .
16 That is the way he conducts his business and that is the way it has been for centuries . ’
17 As Elisabeth , Rosalind Plowright sounded more secure than she has been for some time on British stages and sang her last aria with true Verdian pathos and passion .
18 IF THE PLAN has been for the Europeans not to show their strongest hands in the Freeport-McMoran Classic at English Turn , which takes its name from one of the sweeping bends in the Mississipi River , much has gone according to plan .
19 The 18th baron , who inherited the title three years ago , has sensibly decided to stay on at the Dower House , where he has been for many years .
20 The 18th baron , who inherited the title three years ago , has sensibly decided to stay on at the Dower House , where he has been for many years .
21 Most of the assistance has been for the purchase of new or secondhand fishing boats , including the virtual rebuilding of the Western Isles fleet .
22 The largest share of the HIDB 's investment ( 29% in 1971–79 ) has been for tourism .
23 One of the important trends in recent years initiated in this country by John Hodgson ( 1972 , 1973 , 1975 ) has been for a number of drama specialists to undertake an editorial role in an attempt to raise the standard of literature on our subject .
24 We know how tough it has been for many but we are poised to move forward again , lacking only the spark of confidence with which a Conservative victory would ignite recovery .
25 These attitudes are in striking contrast to the British tradition , where party conflict is the primary institutional feature of Westminster and has been for over a century .
26 I show him how much I 've written here , how good a place it has been for me .
27 It 's all locked away , you know , Mr Michell , and has been for generations .
28 ‘ Miss Kenton ’ is properly speaking ‘ Mrs Benn and has been for twenty years .
29 He said , ‘ How wonderful it has been for us both to seek new understanding of each other as we have prayed together and sought healing from each other 's wounds . ’
30 When fellwalking becomes a passion as it has been for me and many others , the summits are regarded as old friends and memories are refreshed on each visit .
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