Example sentences of "'ve just [be] " in BNC.

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1 ‘ Funnily enough , that 's been one of the nice things about Harwich : people have n't overburdened everything with all my troubles and they 've just been themselves .
2 ‘ At parties , if people ask what you 've been doing and you tell them that you 've just been around the world , it stops the conversationd ead . ’
3 ‘ I 've just been posting a letter for poor Mrs. Fanshawe , Sister , ’ she said virtuously .
4 She could hardly say , ‘ I 've just been told that I 'm pregnant again , ’ because it was only a matter of a week or two .
5 I 've just been explaining that Angela seems to have gone missing . ’
6 I 've just been over to see Madge and guess what ?
7 ‘ I think you 've just been unlucky . ’
8 I 've just been looking at the end-May figures and notice we 're just about holding our own on the Gesamt .
9 ‘ I 've just been robbed !
10 I 've just been lucky so far , touch wood .
11 ‘ I 've just been hearing about Pat 's epic poem about the ‘ other side ’ , ’ said Alison .
12 ‘ I 've just been telling the captain .
13 You 've just been appointed as a care assistant .
14 But all the same , it was fun to telephone home from Huntingdon that evening and electrify the family by saying , ‘ You 'll never guess where I 've just been ! ’ and listen to their admiring and incredulous comments .
15 ‘ Not too good , ’ I said , ‘ I 've just been told that Punch is closing . ’
16 ‘ I 've just been given a present . ’
17 I 've just been round to see Mrs Reynolds in the village , and she 's adamant that all the kitchen and scullery windows were closed when she left at nine-thirty .
18 I 'm not actually sure what model it is — I think it 's a 335 Dot — but I 've just been out and bought another one for a spare , and luckily enough it feels exactly the same .
19 Well , but I 've just been conversing with ghosts myself .
20 Well , I 've just been round the tents and Lyons are hopping mad !
21 Self-confidence can be at a low ebb if you 've just been told to p … off by an embittered pedestrian .
22 That 's a sprinter 's example , but it 's the same for any athletic performance , as I 've just been reminded by watching the astonishing improvement of Ray Davidson in these past few years .
23 You 've just been seeing too many films .
24 People ring up about the match they 've just been to and complain or say who they think should be the next England manager , etc .
25 Then a friend asks if you 've just been chewing a clove of garlic .
26 ‘ I 've just been down to the market .
27 Your back was patted ( not stabbed ) and you 've just been told to invest some company money in some brand new metal .
28 I 've just been made redundant after 30 years as an engineer with British Telecom . ’
29 Gazza reacted angrily as he explained : ‘ I 've just been told that English journalists are saying that I threw my bib down because Zoff said I was out of the side .
30 I 'VE just been to court for the first time in my life at 74 , because my local council said I owed them £63 for my wife 's poll tax during 1991–92 .
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