Example sentences of "[is] for [v-ing] " in BNC.

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1 It 's for recognising words rather than features or objects , visual .
2 I think it 's for taking stuff to the factory and that .
3 The advert 's for taking L S D with an hallucination .
4 It 's for throwing at them as you retreat into the living room .
5 She said , that 's for getting caught .
6 destroyed all mine and put it all in the , I mean lipsticks ten quid a time or whatever , seven quid a time , so I went through and Mary had a she got this moisture , oh I thought what does this mean , she said it 's for removing lines , I thought right we 'll have a sample this
7 th th there 's , basically there 's an ord it has an ordinary editor which is sub right , it 's an ASCII editor that appears in a window and it 's for using , for editing the ASCII files .
8 ‘ It 's for unfreezing car locks , ’ said Robyn , hastily stowing it away in the glove compartment .
9 You 'll never guess it 's for collecting gases so we call it a
10 And that 's for collecting erm words so that when they do the new dictionary all those words that people use and they do
11 It 's for calling a servant , but Julia and I never used it because we did n't have any servants .
12 That 's for watching too much
13 That 's for loading containers ?
14 No , that 's for building up lumps of cash .
15 It 's the title on the , it 's for establishing Europe 's first wildlife teaching hospital which is what we 're building at Haddenham pretty shortly .
16 Obviously their chance at the draw bag is now four to one instead of one hundred to one , and even allowing for the fact that they will undoubtedly be called lucky so and so 's for drawing well all the time , with odds of four to one it is not so surprising .
17 Who 's for goin' ? ’
18 ‘ That 's for despising your own life , fool , ’ he said calmly , ‘ Learn to kill like a reasoning man when you must , not like a woman crazed with spite . ’
19 But the towel 's for wiping your hands on .
20 It 's , it 's for setting goals and working them out and so on .
21 ‘ And that 's for deserting me , you bastard ! ’
22 It 's for hitting cricket balls with .
23 Oh yes yes it 's it 's for noting yes .
24 That 's for turning on and off radiators .
25 Something else , therefore , it 's for selling , especially public assets , and they get two pluses in that .
26 It 's a glove , but it 's for covering the hand .
27 That 's for carving the chicken
28 An editorial in The Lancet ( November 10 , 1990 ) entitled ‘ Who 's for tennis ? ’ but which could have just as easily been entitled ‘ Who 's for running ? ’ sums up the present state of the art and looks particularly at a new piece of research carried out on civil servants .
29 but it 's for playing golf in .
30 ‘ And this one 's for coming . ’
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