Example sentences of "[det] [noun sg] of [noun sg] over the " in BNC.

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1 If I had developed some measure of showmanship over the years , I felt it was not much use to me or anyone else while I sat in my office and let junior producers have all the fun .
2 While all disciplines have disputes over what constitutes worthwhile and well-founded knowledge , what holds each together is some measure of agreement over the boundaries in which such disagreements arise .
3 A court must be able to exercise some measure of control over the cases which are brought before it , to prevent injustice to either party and to ensure that the various issues can be fully and effectively dealt with .
4 Fourth , the holder of a floating charge will have some measure of control over the company even without taking any steps to enforce it .
5 During the autumn and winter keep the compost from drying out completely , which means providing some kind of protection over the plant .
6 Virginia found herself desperately hoping Guy would be back at Armscott Manor , because suddenly she was possessed with a burning need to talk to him , build some kind of bridge over the chasm she 'd caused with her accusation over Farthingdales .
7 Somehow if I could only know what he was doing and who he was seeing , that gave me some kind of control over the situation .
8 Armed with some or , very rarely , all of the above resources , presidents may achieve some degree of mastery over the American political system .
9 In addition to imitation , there are a number of other procedures designed to give the teacher or therapist some degree of control over the child 's language production .
10 The government had been thinking about ways for the administration to maintain some degree of control over the colonies since the mid-1650s ; in 1675 Charles set up the first organization to establish any record of continuity , a sign that his possessions overseas were settling down into some sort of discernible order .
11 To hypothesize , it was as if the king of France held the earldom of Cornwall or Lancaster from the king of England , who could therefore exert some degree of control over the foreign policy and behaviour of the king of France .
12 This explains why the Commission wishes to exercise some degree of control over the freedom to subsidise .
13 The Home Secretary performs the following functions in relation to all police forces : ( a ) Some degree of control over the appointment and dismissal of senior officers .
14 They might see it as better to take-over their main supplier , even if it means that company losing some existing orders from competing manufacturers of food products ; * buyers may deliberately seek international suppliers , so as to maintain their choice and retain some degree of control over the prices and terms of supply .
15 Hope you managed to get some sort of break over the weekend and that you 're not too behind on schedule — it 'll probably pick up later on in the shoot !
16 planning applications , erm the sort of locational aspects are important , the the existing policy in the structure plan did have some sort of control over the the number of jobs , but it 's as as David Potter has said , it 's been very difficult to monitor er the level of jobs being provided , and in practice it 's been really impossible to implement that aspect of of the policy .
17 I 'm at the moment chairing a university working party on sexual harassment erm and what this working party erm intends to do is to try to survey experience gathered from the operation of codes and the appointment of people in college with a special responsibility for this sort of thing over the past few years , to see what we can learn from experience , so I 'd want to reserve judgement at the moment on what this committee might recommend is the best way forwards .
18 Drew another sort of curtain over the air ,
19 This may be expressed either as a single year figure or as some form of average over the life of the project .
20 Since his ordeal began two years ago , Mr Greenway has shown little sign of anxiety over the case .
21 The two key findings of our study , therefore , were firstly that H pylori infection was more commong than expected in our population in 1969 and secondly that acqusition of infection over the subsequent 21 years was a rare occurrence .
22 Anthony , predictably enough Julia thought , decided that his patients needed him too much for him to take any kind of holiday over the Easter weekend , but he made no objection to David 's formal request to take Julia away to stay with his mother .
23 She no longer linked the flight with her own act of disobedience over the spinach , ably abetted by Aunt Tossie .
24 It is also assumed by the Act that any difference of opinion over the running of the partnership 's ordinary business will be decided by a simple majority of the partners , although any change in the nature of the firm 's business requires unanimity .
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