Example sentences of "[conj] [pron] [verb] [pron] at [art] " in BNC.

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1 IBM Corp started relaxing its strict accounting practices way back in 1984 , just as the company 's core mainframe business began to lose its impetus , although no-one realised it at the time .
2 ‘ Yes , not that I knew it at the time , of course , else I 'd never have gone . ’
3 It was thanks to you all that I humiliated myself at the Harrogate Trade Show .
4 And we saw that in the calculation that I gave you at the end of last week 's lecture .
5 I was called away to the hospital so I left her at the house waiting for Nigel to turn up to collect her . ’
6 Vera 's not back from lunch , so I kept it at the desk . ’
7 I was convinced that the law would back us , so I found someone at a local law centre and she confirmed it , so we went back .
8 Ronni smiled a small smile , grateful that the subject of Jeff and Silvia had been left behind , and enjoying , for once , the fact that she had him at a disadvantage .
9 Phyl would have stayed in show business without the help of Littler but she was fortunate in that she met him at the right time , when he was building up his pantomime empire .
10 ‘ Do n't you know that you caught me at an age when Taureans are at their most vulnerable ?
11 Our horses had more sense and refused to go further so we stabled them at a local inn where we satisfied our hunger on a dish of fish cooked over charcoal before making our way up to the castle .
12 Of course er they have about erm well I 'm not sure , about twenty eight or thirty thousand gallons of diesel stocked up there , and of course in them buying it in bulk like that they get it at a cheaper rate .
13 Moreover , such texts are the more dangerous in that they affect us at a subconscious level .
14 she goes to part-time so they get it at a reduced rate .
15 The tired horse faced a journey of at least twenty miles across heavy country so he kept her at a sedate trot .
16 Her reaction to that had been swift but , so he persuaded himself at the time , perhaps rational .
17 I was half asleep when he showed us up to our rooms , Ward and I sharing one at the rear of the building , which , in place of beds , had a double-tier bunk in the corner .
18 Ludo and I hear it at the same moment .
19 So that 's se and I want you at the other end .
20 ‘ My father and eldest brother established an estate agency and I joined them at the age of 17 .
21 I have grown one and I twist it at the ends ( the moustache too ) . ’
22 One this girl traced my hand and I traced hers at the same time — I went very slowly , which triggered her ticklishness , and she laughed every time my pencil made it to the place between two of her fingers , but she was brave , she stayed put .
23 Then the talk turned to the West and I found myself at the centre of questions .
24 The scene shifted and I found myself at the head of a stairwell , aware that yet another place might be reached but only by somersaulting over the banister and walking my feet down the opposite wall as one might descend a defile in a crag .
25 ‘ I suppose I took the wrong path , ’ he said , ‘ and I found myself at the edge of a cliff . ’
26 Erm , thought it would be nice at handicrafts afternoon and then we could throw the handicraft meeting open to anybody if I told them at the meeting before were going to have it .
27 I , cos I saw her at a quarter past nine so
28 So provided you get something at the right level of sophistication , you should n't go far wrong with any of the mainstream graphics software currently available .
29 PLAYER : Why , we grow rusty and you catch us at the very point of decadence — by this time tomorrow we might have forgotten everything we ever knew .
30 I look back now and think we are actually still doing that , not in the military aspect , in civvy street , we 've got people , real nice people , you talk to them on the street and you get them at the kill and the hackles go up , you can see the adrenalin pumping round their body , you can see the kind of excitement in their eyes and you can see the terrier men grabbing by the the scruff of the neck , bleeding and then throwing .
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