Example sentences of "[vb mod] have been [vb pp] for some " in BNC.

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1 Well he must have been transferred for some reason or other .
2 The keys must have been lost for some time .
3 His eyes gleamed with what might have been taken for some inner illumination .
4 The Prince was sitting quietly there , his hands clasped , staring down at the table , so silent he could have been taken for some studious monk ; his robes , however , were splendid , his fingers covered in precious rings , and his hair and golden beard carefully combed and oiled .
5 Another possibility is that the gas density may have been overestimated for some reason .
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