Example sentences of "be [verb] for the first time " in BNC.

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1 The twenty-five dealers specialising in drawings and paintings are joined for the first time by Colnaghi who opened a small Paris branch in May and are keeping their exhibits a closely guarded secret .
2 The prizewinner was presented with a cup , which had been given for the first time in 1987 .
3 The new items adopt a structured problem-based approach to the many different marital difficulties that people face , and information on the cultural and religious framework , which may affect options open to ethnic minority clients , has been included for the first time .
4 The Canoe-Camper is now on glossy paper and a selection of photographs are included for the first time .
5 Because of the increase in popularity of racing across the Atlantic , extensive coverage of NASCAR and CART championships are included for the first time .
6 Electric lighting and heating have been installed for the first time , but all fittings have been concealed as much as possible and all the original oil lamps and 19th century pews have been retained .
7 Establishing rapport is the process of getting on the right wavelength with someone — usually , but not inevitably , with someone you are meeting for the first time .
8 and Q acted upon by unc and unc are essentially the same , we are meeting for the first time a concept of prime importance in algebra , namely that of isomorphism .
9 Now , after quite a shore period , the locomotive has been steamed for the first time and is almost in working order .
10 Two brick arches put up to channel the waters of an underground river have been uncovered for the first time in nearly two hundred years .
11 The Railway 's annual spring Enthusiasts ' Weekend — normally held two weeks before Easter — has been moved for the first time in its 20-year history .
12 Something which is important to say is that the first time you have a contact with somebody and you do a piece , you 're , you 're meeting for the first time , it 's slightly awkward and you 're getting to know each other slightly , the second time you do it easier , it 's easier , and if you establish relationships with the local press , local radio and so forth , it gets easier and easier all the time , because by the time you get to know people , it 's not sort of ‘ Can I speak to somebody who does a programme about the morning whatever it is ?
13 they 're advertising for the first time or the last ad
14 The windows have been cleaned for the first time in a year , and what with my contact lenses ( which I 've had since Christmas ) , the view is much improved .
15 Here we are told for the first time such details as that the Moreens are American , that they require a resident tutor for their sickly child , and that Pemberton is looking for the tutor 's job ; or rather , we are not told , but are led to infer these facts , for James avoids a direct statement of them .
16 Whilst this process may , for this model , take up to 20 iterations to achieve an acceptable assembly from a disjointed starting point , once an association has been accomplished for the first time and , if only small disturbances are imposed , re-association may be accomplished in as few as three attempts .
17 Nevertheless , perhaps because of the procedural problems outlined above , Article 100A(4) appears to have been used for the first time only in 1992 , in relation to German legislation banning the use of PCP ( pentachlorophenol ) despite the fears expressed at the time the Single European Act was signed that it would destroy the Court 's achievements in this sphere .
18 Evidence collected by a new computer-controlled water monitoring and sampling device developed by the National Rivers Authority ( NRA ) has been used for the first time to prosecute a company for polluting a waterway .
19 Wolfgang had begun work on an operatic version of Beaumarchais ' controversial play Le Mariage de Figaro , which had been performed for the first time in Paris the year before .
20 She 's been speaking for the first time on camera following her release from prison , exclusively to Central News .
21 Confirmation classes have been televised for the first time in Estonia .
22 The hon. Gentleman will be able to tell his constituents , as I do mine , that domestic users and other small users of electricity are protected for the first time , as a result of the Government 's initiative , by price controls against unjustified price increases .
23 Among other privations , energy rationing had been introduced for the first time in the capital , Havana , in mid-April .
24 I have no doubt that there will be special preparations and allowances made by police and spectators for the Marathon , in which I will be competing for the first time tomorrow .
25 SOUTH AFRICA , who will be competing for the first time , are to stage the 1995 Rugby World Cup .
26 The high level of technical ability of Roman engineers , together with the well-developed commercial economy , meant that major civil engineering schemes could also be undertaken for the first time in the landscape .
27 The significance of the defeat on Monday of Ken Livingstone , Brent East MP , could only be calculated for the first time yesterday when the detailed voting figures were published .
28 Eight months earlier he made an abortive attempt for the title , then held by the Frenchman Franck Nicotra , only to be stopped for the first time in his professional career .
29 The whole child , within the context of family and school could be considered for the first time , not just the offence .
30 But the results of discontinued operations will be disclosed for the first time .
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