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

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1 I finished my list of demands and took it to the Branch Office , where I received something of a hero 's welcome .
2 ‘ I speak with Michael Odell inside ten minutes , or I raise him on the open line , ’ said Quinn carefully .
3 He said our flight had been delayed and he 'd spent the time in the bar , and then added , rather unconvincingly , that some woman had insisted on ‘ plying Phaeton with liquor ’ as he put it , but there was a hollowness in the way he said it , and I do n't think either Gill or I believed him for a moment .
4 After breakfast at the palace all the inmates are thrown out , whatever the weather , and the only place he can take his child is outside : " Usually I take my little boy at weekends to the fair at Whitley Bay , or I take him on the metro and we sit at the front — he loves trains .
5 Whenever that happens , rather than going back to the track I play something else that will fit , or I leave it as an improvisational section , so to speak .
6 Although I tease it with a tender rage
7 and that was my Barclaycard number in case you want it although I ordered it through the thr phone I made out that so that I could read it off on the telephone I did n't even erm I did n't even assemble it I just looked and I saw it does n't chop I thought it would chop things but does n't , it only grates Looks as though it had been out before , you know , you look at this !
8 Although I left him in no doubts about my opinion of his behaviour over the past few weeks , I was n't quite as brutal with him as I might have been .
9 I would never have dared speak so , but she was quite unselfconscious , although I suspected her of an intention to shock — to shock me as much as anyone .
10 I fundamentally disagree with his proposition , although I congratulate him on the stand that he has taken for his principles .
11 Although I remained something of an outsider to the M.I.T. philosophy as it was at that time , I carried something of this arrogance back to England with me .
12 I was so surprised that I followed him without a word .
13 The old Frenchman was delighted with the tobacco and soap and he insisted that I join him in a drink .
14 Even if I 'd told you that I heard it on the local news , I doubt you 'd have taken my word for it .
15 I 'd like to say that I remember something about the rest of that walk but I do n't , only that it rained , then it rained some more , and when it got fed up with that , it rained again .
16 You wo n't accept that I knew nothing about the drugs , yet you want my word ?
17 You refuse to accept that I knew nothing about the drugs .
18 ‘ Yes , not that I knew it at the time , of course , else I 'd never have gone . ’
19 Not that I knew anything about the area of course .
20 Just that I saw him on a train to London a couple of weeks ago .
21 And therefore it is only because I believe this particular phrase is quite literally to do with the very crux , the very cross , of our Christian understanding that I bring it before the general assembly .
22 I was only going to say , Chair , that before my time in local government , that I 've mine as an observer each side , er , there was no problem for local authorities to raise a rate , er , there was no restrictions on this , and if they thought they could get away with it politically , they did , and they provided the services , that , that they believed people wanted .
23 It was thanks to you all that I humiliated myself at the Harrogate Trade Show .
24 I was feeling so bad that I treated it as a kind of moral victory that I was able to empty most of the water out of the obviously Gav-filled kettle and leave the level at the minimum mark .
25 I started off at the s at the start I was er I was getting mouth ulcers , and then well I did n't get them to the severity that I got them with the sulfasalazine
26 Yeah , I never though of that and I doubt if I get it now , all I think was well I know that I got it in the magazine rack
27 But I am glad that I provoked him into an unqualified withdrawal of his disgraceful unjustified comments .
28 Not every day , nor as often as I would wish , but I took my middle daughter to see it yesterday and we hugged it together , and two days before that I hugged it with a friend .
29 It really should n't work , but the wretched book is so irresistible that I devoured it in a day , fighting off friends and strangers who fell on it like vultures on a carcass the moment it was cast aside with a happy sigh . ’
30 ‘ And I think it 's going to be very important that I sell it to the Congress and the American people , and that we have a partnership here . ’
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