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

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1 The consequence of Oswiu 's decision at Whitby , therefore , was the destruction of the authority of Iona in Anglo-Saxon territory and the restoration of the authority of the archbishop of Canterbury over the northern Angles .
2 Thus , the maximum saving is 15% in respect of the portion of income over and above the aggregate of the 25% rate band ( currently £23,700 ) and allowance ( personal allowance , married couples allowance ) and interest charges and personal pension payments .
3 An estimate of the degree of acceleration over market conditions can be made only if the mean temperature in the market is known .
4 The two books taken together provide a fascinating portrait of the break-down of conventions over the century between their composition .
5 Miss Caroline Crawford , the authority 's spokesman , said : ‘ We can all sneer at people who are caught out by outrageous offers , but it is often a case of the triumph of hope over experience .
6 This applied to many houses in the street , presumably brought about by the making up of the road with gravel over a long period .
7 The major portion of the consumption of energy over the past 100 years has been due to the industrialisation of what is now called the Developed World .
8 Those who tend to see the eighteenth century as above all " the Age of Wesley " usually bring a good deal of retrospectivity to their view of the rise of Methodism over a period at the end of which Methodists were still not especially numerous in the nation as a whole .
9 As early as 1895 he was a regular contributor to the Engineer and Engineering , taking the great engineers of the day to task over technical issues , and he soon became well known .
10 Because of the migration of mackerel over the notional dividing line between eastern and western zones , British fishermen had been faced with dwindling numbers of a healthy species .
11 High rate of growth The rate of growth is a measure of the increase in output over a period of time .
12 This also vindicates the Kelsenian thesis of the primacy of the principle of delegation over the principle of subsumption .
13 The extra cash help will come from the Bellwin scheme , under which the Government automatically picks up 85 per cent of the bill for disasters over and above initial spending by councils .
14 In due course , after the ties that bound nobles and peasants had been finally severed , they were to become elective Justices of the Peace with jurisdiction over all estates of the realm .
15 Law consulted Lansdowne on all matters of importance , kept him informed of the progress of negotiations over Ulster , but found him difficult to convince of the merits of compromise .
16 In accordance with certain theoretical considerations and after some empirical experimentation , Barro obtained the following fairly complex equation as his best estimate of the process determining the annual rate of growth of the quantity of money over the period 1941–73 : where is the rate of growth of the quantity of money predicted by the process shown in equation ( 6.7 ) to occur in period t , and is the actual rate of growth of the quantity of money in period t - i .
17 Hand studied 65 theses on entomology produced within the colleges of the University of London over a five year period .
18 The increased powers of the Secretary of State over a centrally directed system of curriculum and assessment and , indeed , over teachers ' conditions of service , make it ‘ safe ’ for the government to increase the managerial responsibilities of schools .
19 The excess of the cost of acquisition over the net assets attributed , so far as not previously written off , is written off to reserves .
20 The idea of the continuity of sites over the generations is easier to accept for , if markers of some sort had been laid down , they might well have survived , even if their form had changed over time .
21 The early Church used it as a call to faithfulness and obedience in the interim before the Second Coming of Jesus and the establishing of the kingdom of Heaven over all the earth .
22 A recent ballot of the workforce at Hotpoint over the issue resulted in a 2-1 vote in favour of industrial action .
23 It will be interesting to see if the same thing will happen in Japan ; the Japanese manufacturers belief in the preference of the client for service over a cheaper product is already being tested in the marketplace — to their chagrin , according to contacts within the Japanese manufacturers .
24 The line numbers given here give a better sense of the preponderance of dialogue over narrative in the Shipman 's Tale , a ratio of about 2:1 .
25 Using the work of social anthropologists and social psychologists to get closer to an understanding of the unique parts of Japanese culture , great play has been made of the primacy of group over individual interests .
26 Thus during a visit to Moscow by the Malaysian Prime Minister , Datuk Hussein Onn , in September 1979 Kosygin expressed support for the ZOPFAN resolution since its implementation ‘ would establish a precondition for the widening of the process of détente over all the Asian continent ’ .
27 Alternatively , for those who regard this definition as too restrictive — particularly in its implicit overtones of stability , regularity and mutual accommodation between the parties — the central core of the subject is the ‘ study of the process of control over work relations ’ ( Hyman , 1975 , p. 12 ) .
28 Decayed environments invite bulldozers and wholesale demolition — antithesis of the process of replacement over generations that gives so many townscapes in Britain their appeal .
29 The ending of the monopoly of solicitors over house sales conveyancing and of opticians over the sale of spectacles has already been noted .
30 Apart from its convenience as a legitimation of the rule of white over coloured , rich over poor , it is perhaps best explained as a mechanism by means of which a fundamentally inegalitarian society based upon a fundamentally egalitarian ideology rationalised its inequalities , and attempted to justify and defend those privileges which the democracy implicit in its institutions must inevitably challenge .
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