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

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1 I may plea with her to spend more time with me , but finally she chooses .
2 Anyway , since the English language , not unlike its speakers , and the climate in which it was reared , did not necessarily adhere to the principles of predictability , even had the thought of the good Earl occurred to me , I may st ill not have surmised that it gave proof positive one way or the other re the acceptable pronunciation of the Square 's Christian name .
3 From which we make a deduction and I 'll come back to that deduction in a moment if I may sir .
4 Can I , yeah , can I go on to the application if I may Chairman ?
5 If I may chairman .
6 If I may Chairman on the third set of questions erm those are
7 Erm so I may sort of look into it a bit more maybe get a bit more experience
8 Er , one question if I may Chair ?
9 And if I may Mr chairman , something that 's happened in the last few days , that 's er evident that er the been the first satellite survey in this country ever which is now beginning to show to the nation , just in fact the damage that roads have been doing and that there 's in fact now some suggestion from government that they may be rethinking some elements of these roads , because the environmental impact has not really been taken into account as effectively before .
10 I should like i if I may Mr Deputy Speaker , to commend Welsh billing authorities for their better than expected performance in collecting the council tax .
11 I now if I may President , turn to motion one one one A which amul er , amends rule A five .
12 Mr Mayor if I may amendment if I may .
13 A myrrour of glasse , that I may prene therin ;
14 So that I may wheel and deal .
15 I think I ought Steve Davis .
16 Almost as soon as we reached our cruising level we heard a German voice , ‘ D- , I am IMC , I must descent . ’
17 Well first of all I must distance myself from the image that is presented by nearly all introductory textbooks of cultural anthropology .
18 Even when I am small boy , I must carrying to school my small brother .
19 The W.C. , however , was outside , and I used to indulge in a small secret smile when , having crept out on a freezing night to the little ‘ necessary house ’ , I must needs sit facing an outdated calendar showing a picture of ‘ A Sunny Haven ’ .
20 I must hiv been daft . ’
21 I must hiv thought that I was dreaming . ’
22 Last night was really the night I must value — the night when I was aware of all the gifts Amantani has borne me .
23 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 .
24 Not a lot of flavour I should bread .
25 ‘ And if I should chance to run over a cad . ’
26 ‘ 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 .
27 ‘ What , you think I should feather myself ? ’
28 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 .
29 PAMELA : Are you afraid I should confederate with him to commit a robbery upon my master ?
30 ‘ No , it 's not , in he said , ‘ It 's a Suo , and I should know.in I knew better than to argue with an expert , so I said nothing and quickly caught it instead .
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