Example sentences of "place at the wrong " in BNC.

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1 The week Donald White was shot , New York saw eight similar deaths : black students , good kids in the right place at the wrong moment .
2 The trials of the Birmingham Six and the Guildford Four , provide damning evidence of the state 's corrupt disregard for the rights of innocent people unfortunate to be caught in the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong kind of Irish accent .
3 Being the wrong age , being in the wrong place at the wrong time , or being domiciled in a particular district reverse the assumptions of due process .
4 He is , of course , the corporation 's watcher of science ( along with medicine , aerospace , and aviation , not to mention street sieges when he happens to be in the wrong place at the wrong time ) for radio 's news department .
5 There was an awkward pause and then he added , ‘ He was in the wrong place at the wrong time . ’
6 Those Belgians must have been in the wrong place at the wrong time , and they probably saw something they should n't have seen , so someone shut them up for good .
7 Or they may simply be in the wrong place at the wrong time .
8 Like many other innocent victims of The Troubles , he was in the wrong place at the wrong time .
9 Sometimes this may be unfortunate pupils who happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time ; but often it is the teachers ' families who begin to bear the brunt , and whose reserves of tolerance and goodwill may also , after a while , begin to dry up in turn .
10 It depends if you 're in the right place at the wrong time or the wrong place at the right time .
11 They are the wrong people in the wrong place at the wrong time .
12 Fate had put her in the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong man .
13 ‘ My husband was a very good poet , as you know , but he was unlucky , one of those people who are always in the wrong place at the wrong time in his career .
14 Did I mess up your plans by being in the wrong place at the wrong time ? ’
15 The young baby in the carry-cot described by the IRA as an accident of war , the young nun serving the community described by the IRA as being in the wrong place at the wrong time and a fireman trying to put out a blaze described by the IRA as helping the British war machine — we did not expect to reach the stage where the IRA would break every precept of human compassion and morality by bombing a hospital .
16 Some innocent , he supposed , in the wrong place at the wrong time .
17 He was just in the wrong place at the wrong time , like I am now , so just piss off out of it , will you ?
18 Poor unlucky soul ; he was just in the wrong place at the wrong time , and something very unlikely happened which by sheer chance mattered more to him than anybody else it could have happened to .
19 So I 've done a variety of jobs , and I 'm not quite sure how I ended up doing what I 'm doing I got into computers by accident , just being in the wrong place at the wrong time .
20 But some of them were just in the wrong place at the wrong time .
21 He says he was just in the wrong place at the wrong time .
22 But Jean , say detectives , was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time .
23 He just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time . ’
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