Example sentences of "[pron] [modal v] [noun sg] " in BNC.

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1 I may plea with her to spend more time with me , but finally she chooses .
2 From which we make a deduction and I 'll come back to that deduction in a moment if I may sir .
3 Can I , yeah , can I go on to the application if I may Chairman ?
4 If I may chairman .
5 If I may Chairman on the third set of questions erm those are
6 Erm so I may sort of look into it a bit more maybe get a bit more experience
7 Er , one question if I may Chair ?
8 I now if I may President , turn to motion one one one A which amul er , amends rule A five .
9 Mr Mayor if I may amendment if I may .
10 A myrrour of glasse , that I may prene therin ;
11 So that I may wheel and deal .
12 Almost as soon as we reached our cruising level we heard a German voice , ‘ D- , I am IMC , I must descent . ’
13 Well first of all I must distance myself from the image that is presented by nearly all introductory textbooks of cultural anthropology .
14 Even when I am small boy , I must carrying to school my small brother .
15 I must hiv been daft . ’
16 I must hiv thought that I was dreaming . ’
17 Last night was really the night I must value — the night when I was aware of all the gifts Amantani has borne me .
18 I fail to see why I should subject myself to the indignity of competing with Tom , Dick , and Narry for a parish which is , at least , £100 per annum poorer than my own , and not nearly so convenient .
19 Not a lot of flavour I should bread .
20 ‘ And if I should chance to run over a cad . ’
21 ‘ I did n't set out to find you — it 's sheer coincidence that I should chance to walk along the same street and into the same pub .
22 ‘ What , you think I should feather myself ? ’
23 Over the next few days I was in touch by letter and by phone with Eliot , and finally it was arranged , in a note dated 9 May , that I should lunch with him on Thursday 19 May , which , as he carefully specified , was Ascension Day .
24 PAMELA : Are you afraid I should confederate with him to commit a robbery upon my master ?
25 Meantime , I should value , as requested in my earlier letter , copies of 1991 -93 PCC publications and annual reports .
26 ‘ You think I should hand all my work to your goddaughter , but I 'm not so sure .
27 ‘ I believe that I should soldier on with my policies .
28 Er we have looked to supplement national e information by our local knowledge specifically I might instance one er where we have made a survey of the institutions which is one source of er possible difference between er people looking at the situation locally and those from further afield .
29 so I might chance it
30 Yes sir , on the erm first part erm in in clarification if I might sir the erm question of er briefing the Chairman is in fact dealt with in paragraph forty seven of annex C of P P G twelve although I 'm grateful for information on paragraph forty eight , erm and it says amongst other things that er there shall be a briefing and that briefing , the contents of that briefing shall be made public can I press the er spokesman for the environment committee to tell us er why in fact that was n't done and whether he thinks there can be prop proper public debate if it is n't done .
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