Example sentences of "[modal v] give [pers pn] " in BNC.

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1 Must give ye the question ! ’ he grinned sheepishly and staggered back a step .
2 ‘ She will , my dear , I promise , but you must give her a chance .
3 I felt that if , for perfect reasons of conscience , I could not fight for her , I must give her up for ever .
4 But seeing the pleading in her eyes and aware that she was on the very brink of womanhood , he knew that he must give her her head and allow her to marry if that was what she wanted .
5 Mother is ill and the doctor says we must give her these things at the end of the letter , but we have n't got enough money to get them .
6 So I must give her a ring this week actually .
7 Other people may keep talking at you as a means of reinforcing their relationship to you : ‘ I matter to you , so you must give me plenty of airtime . ’
8 ‘ You must give me the size , ’ said Myeloski .
9 ‘ You must give me your solemn assurance on three counts : that you will not seek to discover the identity of my client , that you will not ask for any further assistance if the venture should prove to be unsuccessful and finally that you will not discuss this matter with any other person ; this stipulation to include even members of your own family and your circle of personal friends and acquaintances . ’
10 You must give me , sir , all my own way .
11 ‘ Oh God , Rory , I 've got to tell somebody , but you must promise ; you must give me your word you wo n't breathe a word to anybody else .
12 ‘ You must give me more information . ’
13 ‘ You must give me the recipe . ’
14 At length Raynor said , very softly , ‘ Before we go farther , you must give me your promise that whatever happens inside here , whatever is said , you will not leave my side .
15 ‘ You must give me your absolute fullest attention . ’
16 ‘ You must give me an answer or I shall have to leave the house .
17 That must give me till about lunch-time .
18 But you must give me leave to confide in the prince , and I make the same promise for him .
19 On our return to the schooner we found Mr. Gould no longer firm in his former determination to depart immediately , and on my telling him he must give me his hand in pledge that he would stay here and work longer if necessary , he , after a little hesitation , consented .
20 As far as I am aware , there was good feeling between the candidates during the election , and I was somewhat surprised to read in Susan Crosland 's splendid biography of her husband that Roy Hattersley had told him I was angry that he was standing , and that he must give me his support before the first ballot or I would have no interest in him .
21 When a weak-form word is given stress for the purpose of emphasis , e.g. : ‘ You must give me more money ’
22 They too wish to display their dancers ' bodies at their fullest extension , therefore they must give them time , rhythm and space in which to move .
23 Before he can deal with them systematically he must give them some permanence of form .
24 We must give them whatever they want . ’
25 It pointed out that a prisoner might die , before the information had been extracted , if the torture was too severe : ‘ One must give them pain to make them respond quickly , to make them afraid , not to kill them , but to bring them close to death . ’
26 Their demands are simple : the adventurers must give them something to eat if they want to pass unmolested .
27 I was one of those asked to provide an opinion or two for the Murray investigations , and must give them credit for thoroughness of their enquiries and for most of the conclusions they reached .
28 " People are always telling other people to do that kind of thing , " said Clelia , " it must give them a vicarious thrill .
29 We must give them suitable materials to work with — suitable tools — brushes , paper , paints , etc .
30 And to stimulate their observation we must give them suitable subjects , within their personal experience — and we must see that they get the experience of looking and observing the visual world around them .
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