Example sentences of "i [verb] [pron] [prep] [art] [adj] " in BNC.

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1 FERDINAND … . my imagination will carry me To see her in the shameful act of sin … .
2 As I do not , as a rule , take alcohol , the one glass of sherry I had with lunch enabled me to enjoy myself with the other guests .
3 Stair thrust an arm around him , laid his head on Neil 's shoulder , and said , ‘ Let me treat you to a good ‘ un at Rachel 's , Neil , ’ which completed the destruction of any desire Neil might have had to treat himself .
4 I am grateful for that because it enables me to provide him with a fuller response on those points than I might otherwise have been able to do .
5 How do you expect me to conceive myself as no longer existent ? ’
6 But for Ilsa 's sake I asked him about the gleaming star and discs on their rainbowed ribbons and he became almost talkative .
7 I asked him about the meatless days which the man at Amsterdam had mentioned .
8 At this point I thought she might be distracted by the kid whose chair was sticking out , so I asked him for a second time to move back even further .
9 I flung it on the open ledger on the table .
10 Carrying a tray of glasses would have been easier if the floor had been stable but I made it to the far end with only a lurch or two and delivered the goods as required .
11 The weather was damp and chilly but the sleeping bag felt mighty good and I made it through the first night , sleeping like a log .
12 And then in the , where the bath used to be , in this little bathroom I had the cooker and the washer that 's it , I made it into a little kitchen so
13 and things like that and it only , it 's only become and really it 's only actually set up as a business school quite recently as well , I mean what in the past ten years or something
14 so he goes , no he goes I , I mean it as a slovenly woman , like you 're
15 I concerned myself with the wrong person , she thought .
16 I commandeered it without a second thought . ’
17 I led her to a small shelter in the Palace side of the Park .
18 ‘ I speak with Michael Odell inside ten minutes , or I raise him on the open line , ’ said Quinn carefully .
19 And I fought it for a long time and I wanted to get kick-started back to where I was before , because I felt under a cloud .
20 And therefore it is only because I believe this particular phrase is quite literally to do with the very crux , the very cross , of our Christian understanding that I bring it before the general assembly .
21 She said : ‘ I met her for the first time this week . ’
22 I met her in a big line-up of people and it was very difficult for her .
23 ‘ I 'm just grateful I met her before the final operation . ’
24 I met him for the first time ever when he took over the leadership of the party from the recently deceased Hugh Gaitskell in February 1963 .
25 And my real father — I mean my official , signed and sealed father — struck me the only time I met him as a grandiose old phoney .
26 I met him at the Labour Club .
27 A few weeks later I met him in a wild part of Laggan .
28 ‘ Once I met him in the local pub , ’ Patrick Newell recalled .
29 One of these papers was a recent statement by the county education committee that no change in the status of the grammar school was contemplated : on that basis , I was able to reassure my anxious colleagues , when I met them on the first day of term , that abrupt change was not imminent .
30 I met them at the same time , ’ Tim recalls .
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