Example sentences of "only just beginning [to-vb] " in BNC.Next page
|Intensive indoor rearing of livestock is relatively new and people are only just beginning to realise what it means for the animals .
|And we 're only just beginning to realise that .
|But someone like Vera Brittain was only just beginning to explore the problem of ‘ how a married woman without being inordinately rich , can have children and yet maintain her intellectual and spiritual independence ’ in the years following World War I. The small number of married women who pursued an active public life between the wars continued to assume that home and family were part of their natural responsibilities and solved the problem — as women with as diverse political views as Brittain and Violet Markham recognised — through the employment of domestic servants .
|Under her left breast , whose pale skin was only just beginning to give up its bloom to death , was a tiny , dark-red blob , no bigger than a sand flea .
|We are only just beginning to plan these new general SVQs .
|However , to say this to a country which is only just beginning to enjoy the benefits of industrialisation is not easy .
|All the women in the conference planning group had so far been white , and we were only just beginning to respond to Black women 's demands that we examine our racism , and tackle it .
|The standpoint of Coburn 's story was an extrapolation of machine intelligence , written at a time when computers were only just beginning to encroach into the commercial environment of Britain .
|But , in Britain , it was election year , and , in America , President Johnson was only just beginning to grasp the reins of power after Kennedy 's assassination , and so little political progress was made .
|" We were only just beginning to listen to Bach " , said one Iranian businessman .
|FA Cup Final fever may be dissipating but excitement is only just beginning to mount over plans for a croquet centre of excellence .
|It is a highly political issue with international ramifications which we are only just beginning to tackle and which will increasingly burden the agendas of the European Community 's new environmental agency .
|Even Xerox 's Ventura , which is the closest thing yet to TechDoc in a desktop publishing package , is only just beginning to tackle the problem of networking .
|All remembered and periodically still experienced the vicious attacks on them which the Communists were only just beginning to abandon .
|These have to be the finest among American concertos : the Barber is standard repertoire now , but Serenade ( after Plato , ‘ in praise of love ’ ) is only just beginning to emerge as one of Bernstein 's highly select group of masterpieces — about time too .
|The result is that most of the great palaces are only partly restored , the parks only just beginning to take shape again .
|At this time West German rearmament was only just beginning to gather momentum .
|‘ We 're only just beginning to open the door ’ Matthews said .
|We did find time for some work at Orkney which even produced a few seizures , but we were a little early for the oil traffic which was only just beginning to affect the island .
|We are only just beginning to see the first stirrings of a new debate on industry 's competitiveness .
|The debate is a profound one and it is only just beginning to reach out to a wider audience .
|This aspect of evaluation is only just beginning to receive the attention it deserves .
|The word pirate was perhaps not so strong a term of condemnation as in later centuries : European rulers were only just beginning to acquire for themselves , on behalf of their states , a monopoly of the use of force .
|The wounds Giles had inflicted were only just beginning to heal .
|One of the problems is at this very stage that the act is so new off the statute book that authorities , at the moment , under all the other pressures they 're having to meet , are only just beginning to put together their new policies .
|I was weak and exhausted , and only just beginning to realize what had happened .
|We are only just beginning to realize from research just how much this is so .
|Even though Plato wrote these words over two thousand years ago , we in the modern western world are only just beginning to resonate in harmony with his tune of truth .
|They have weathered every kind of financial storm over the centuries and have skills which the public sector is only just beginning to learn .
|This aspect of his practice is only just beginning to change , but he intends to persevere with it , spurred on by the personal satisfaction he has derived from ‘ seeing them do their maths ’ .