Example sentences of "[be] to be " in BNC.

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1 ‘ Our job will be to be flexible .
2 How valuable it would be to be able to reconstruct what the site looked like while excavation was in progress .
3 The ideal situation , of course , would be to be empathic and in rapport with the horse .
4 Because the reasons against the acceptance of authority vary it is not possible to discover in advance how strong the reasons for acceptance of the authority need be to be sufficient .
5 One way to cut down on cars in cities might be to be to make this form of travel much less convenient , by cutting the number of parking places available in cities , for the public and companies alike — hardly popular measures .
6 He said , ‘ So the most I can hope for would be to be at home on a respirator full-time ? ’
7 What a deprivation it would be to be blind !
8 This allowed a number of questions to be to be formulated from the activity lists ( Fig 11.15 ) for discussion with all those persons in the EPH dealing with financial matters , the answers being noted on a separate formatted sheet .
9 It is too easy to lose control when one lives alone ; the aim must always be to be ‘ alone but not lonely ’ .
10 Oh how wonderful it must be to be an indie musician !
11 If Labour is to have a role in Scotland , then it surely must be to be in the forefront of that fight with the Scottish people .
12 How wonderful it must be to be a great artist like Mr Beaumont or a musician like Mr Fergus or even a teacher like half the church .
13 I used to wonder just what the kestrel was looking at , what it was thinking , and I 'd imagine how wonderful it must be to be suspended in mid-air , looking down on the Earth as it was .
14 If the mind is so conceived that its relation to the world can only be a causal one , then to perceive something must be to be causally affected by it .
15 Comparing the work I have done here to that produced in other areas of England and Wales this seems to be to be a perceptive observation , which is verified by Laura Knight : ‘ But whatever the month , and whatever the time of day , the beauty of the landscape for the painter in the West Midlands would be hard to beat .
16 Either we can influence and help that to be to be good or or you know if that 's a failure then see whether they can help us to produce one for the town .
17 The aim of the business leader must be to be the best , for only the best command their own destiny and achieve the sort of rewards that are sought for themselves and their people .
18 Indeed , here one can detect a good example of how rich one has to be to be poor : precisely because a poor family can not afford expensive but once-and-for-all repairs ( assuming such repairs to be feasible ) , household maintenance must either be neglected , or undertaken in a cheap but piecemeal fashion , where any improvement is partial and temporary in its effect .
19 Acoustic tiles on the ceiling of the room in which the sound is generated should be sufficient to contain it , but in serious cases , where it is necessary to prevent the sound entering the room above , a suspended ceiling may be to be installed .
20 Hard-line street life does n't sit easily with the girls ' culture , and for all their stylish revolt , in the end the only way to belong seems to be to be part of the community of women .
21 ‘ Sure God save us , ’ they would say , ‘ is n't it soft in the head the poor man must be to be carrying round an old gun for to fight the Rooskies ? ’
22 And enabled us to be to be known throughout the local streets , the local shopkeepers and such like .
23 I think the first thing is to improve the appearance , because the area itself appears to me to be to be thriving .
24 ‘ I was thinking how very unpleasant it must be to be shot . ’
25 But just for a moment she had felt the weight of emptiness , she had felt how it must be to be shut away down here , bereft of even human companionship , away from the light , losing count of the days .
26 It tends to be to be for local production rather than for export .
27 To be to be honest i I , I , it 's been , the presentation I 've given tonight has been slightly different , it 's the first time I tried it and it was really successful .
28 I know your mother scoffs at social life but I do n't think she realizes what pleasure she is missing , how delightful it can be to be among amusing people . ’
29 He thought about how it might be to be , say , a fox confronted with an angry sheep .
30 The only thing that would be worse than uncertainty would be to be given duff information .
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