Example sentences of "[prep] the [noun] of [noun pl] over " in BNC.

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1 However , normal irregular traffic is not likely to achieve this low figure , and an average loss of 0.75 of a lock will be assumed in estimating the use of water for the passage of boats over the summit .
2 First , under an approved share option scheme overseas participants are restricted to shares under option up to a maximum of £100 000 value ( UK resident participants are not restricted to £100 000 value and are eligible for the grant of options over shares up to an aggregate value of four times annual remuneration ) .
3 Even amongst those organisms with well-coordinated nervous systems , a good case can be made for the dominance of beetles over mammals .
4 The British Broadcasting Corporation has extended its 30-year relationship with ICL Plc with two new contracts for the provision of services over the next six years : first , ICL 's CFM facilities management subsidiary will run the Beeb 's mainframe bureau operation in Feltham , West London on ICL Series 39 SX mainframes ; second , the BBC is taking advantage of ICL 's Open Hire agreement in its move to a distributed Unix computing environment .
5 For i = 1 , … , m , we will write for the excess of requirements over stocks held at site i of some commodity .
6 In Dew v. Parsons ( 1819 ) 2 B. & Ald. 562 an attorney was held entitled to set off against a claim by a sheriff the excess amount which he had paid to the sheriff for the issue of warrants over what the sheriff was legally entitled to charge .
7 As the war of words over November the seventh heats up , is changing the names of forty streets and metro stations back to their pre-revolutionary titles , just hours before the tanks rolled through Red Square for the traditional Revolution Day parade .
8 In others of similar nervous system and temperamental make-up it can , through the relaxing of controls over rational thought , facilitate the entry into the autism of which Bleuler wrote and from which much healthy creativity springs .
9 The two books taken together provide a fascinating portrait of the break-down of conventions over the century between their composition .
10 Law consulted Lansdowne on all matters of importance , kept him informed of the progress of negotiations over Ulster , but found him difficult to convince of the merits of compromise .
11 The idea of the continuity of sites over the generations is easier to accept for , if markers of some sort had been laid down , they might well have survived , even if their form had changed over time .
12 The ending of the monopoly of solicitors over house sales conveyancing and of opticians over the sale of spectacles has already been noted .
13 For however inaccurate the figures are , their inaccuracies can not have increased sufficiently to explain the sharply deteriorating trend of the balance of payments over the last few years .
14 Post-innovation performance of UK firms : an analysis of the distribution of benefits over the innovation cycle
15 The results of this process can be read in detail in catalogues raisonnés , which often give a blow-by-blow account of the arguments of scholars over the years .
16 And in the Jar din Massey there is a museum tracing the history of the regiment of Hussars over the five centuries since its first formation in Hungary .
17 BEHIND the war of words over their respective performances , there is good news for all three ferry operators on the Ulster-Scotland sea-route .
18 We hope it does not interfere with the enjoyment of viewers over Christmas Day . ’
19 This argument starts from a different point on the balance of payments circle , with the excess of imports over exports .
20 The claim that science starts with problems is perfectly compatible with the priority of theories over observation and observation statements .
21 Bryan Thomson 's match was already at the first tee when Patrick strolled up with the bag of clubs over his shoulder .
22 The adverse consequences of such loose rein appointment procedures were not lost on one White House aide who served both Nixon and Reagan During the transition the Reagan forces took a number of steps designed to deal with the sort of problems over appointments that Nixon had encountered .
23 In oral as well as in literate culture , it would appear that there are techniques whereby the directness and immediacy of everyday experience are contrasted with the holding of traditions over time , and with the ‘ fixing ’ and ratifying of definitions and meanings .
24 Do they derive from the power of men over women in the domestic arena and/or the labour market , or do they reflect the wishes of the carers themselves , or the assumptions about sex roles embedded in social policies or the ideology of sex-role stereotyping and prevailing ideas of women 's proper place …
25 It recommends a full evaluation study of the problem , and urges an end to the disagreement in the Council of Ministers over regulations governing finance for pollution research .
26 We require to clarify any inherent pattern that might be present in the variation of imports over time .
27 In order to engage in comparisons over time we were faced with a dilemma stemming from the change in the range of newspapers over this period .
28 Data from the 1931 to 1961 Censuses and from the Ministry of Social Security for 1966 showed a continuous decline in the percentage of men over the age of 65 in full-time paid employment ( Table 2.1 ) .
29 However , since there are more rape trials today than before , the reader of newspapers would find an increase in the number of reports over the years .
30 It 's probably the , the simplest illustration is to say that over the last three or four years , we 've moved from being well below S S A to nine point four percent above S S A , now nothing 's changed other than that we 've got a slight decrease in the number of calls over this last two years .
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