Example sentences of "i [verb] [adv] " in BNC.

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1 I became intimately acquainted with some of those I met , and the lives and habits of many others naturally came under observation .
2 For a moment I considered bolting , but I noticed that a young reptilian reception-clerk was watching me narrowly , as if he thought I might roll up a carpet and try to carry it out under my arm , and I became instantly obstreperous .
3 I became vividly aware of this disturbing phenomenon while I was sitting deep in thought on Hammersmith Bridge this afternoon .
4 I became heavily involved in far left politics , becoming a member of the Socialist Students ' Alliance , the student leftovers of the IMG 's ( Internation Marxist Group 's ) move into the Labour Party .
5 Through George Wigg I became reasonably close to Richard Crossman who consulted me on a number of occasions — I have already described the Spectator libel case — but who , I must confess , turned out to be a disappointment to me , since the reputation he had earned for more than occasional unreliability I found to be entirely justified .
6 As it happened , I was between Mayor Houde and Leveque ; as soon as the crowd that filled the stadium recognized the person of Mayor Houde a great roar of boos and hisses started up and I became slightly alarmed .
7 I became slightly unnerved by the frequent reassurances I was given by fundholders that they would n't do anything to ‘ upset the applecart ’ or disadvantage their colleagues ' patients .
8 But the weaker I became physically , the more inadequate I felt .
9 I became even more thankful that I 'd had a normal birth as it would have been so hard to cope after a repeat section .
10 It was only in 1977 that I became even vaguely aware of gay liberation .
11 Well yes , but let me say that I gave up going to auditions well before I became well known through The History Man , on television .
12 Soon afterwards I became openly rebellious at school and , after some final misdemeanour which I can not recall but suspect to have been trivial , I was asked to leave .
13 As I became professionally involved in trying to understand what , if anything , was happening I realised that here was a rare opportunity for the public to experience science in action , feel the excitement that drives inquisitive minds , and see how discoveries are made , tested , replicated , proven and developed into a new technology .
14 Now he was at home more Dad and I became closer .
15 I became incredibly vi er I had violent feelings erm , I wanted to go out on the street and rampage .
16 I was overlooked repeatedly , to such an extent that I became completely disgusted .
17 Like everyone else , I became equally at home with both systems , and I was doubly fortunate in that while I was still a student the metric system changed from being ‘ cgs ’ based ( centimetres , grams , seconds ) to ‘ MKS ’ based ( Metres , Kilograms , Seconds ) .
18 I became increasingly interested in gay men 's specific ways of seeing the world — what one might call , to use a now unfashionable phrase of Raymond Williams , male homosexual structures of feeling — but to qualify for inclusion in this framework , texts had to pass an ‘ authorship test ’ ( ‘ is/was he gay ? ’ ) that harked back to the bad old days of crudely biographical criticism .
19 As the campaign progressed , I became increasingly angry at the attitudes of my friends at home and how different they said things were there , believing , as I did and still do , in the importance of a Labour victory for Britain as a whole .
20 Many of these ingredients were indeed present , but as the months passed I became increasingly aware that there was much more than just science at work here .
21 With this observation , I became increasingly interested in what other sorts of evidence alerts social workers to possible child abuse .
22 Every day that passed while Jean-Claude was away I became increasingly disorientated .
23 Yet once I started work I became increasingly absorbed .
24 Having for ten years owned and managed one of the most successful econometric consultancy companies in the world ( then called Economic Models Limited ) , I became increasingly disabused of notions for controlling the flow of economic events against their natural movement .
25 It gave me an unwelcome feeling and a ‘ you 're not wanted here , get out ’ complex , from which I became utterly pessimistic and a trifle hostile .
26 In the Southern Ocean , in that great reverberating blue-green world I shared with nature , I became intensely aware of the way in which men and women have trapped themselves within cities .
27 Watching several of the video films of Highlander workshops I became forcibly aware of both broad and detailed comparisons of rural problems in Appalachia and the Scottish Highlands .
28 I see , simply , that at some point I became pathologically compliant .
29 When I eventually reached the gods I hesitated , afraid to push the door open , but after a couple of minutes I became too frightened to stand there in the dark any longer .
30 Anyway , I became as drunk as a vicar .
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