Example sentences of "who have just [been] [vb pp] [adv] " in BNC.

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1 When Professor Aldini applied galvanism to the face of a felon who had just been cut down from the gallows ,
2 Everyone put on their coats and crowded to the gate with that mixture of patronage and curiosity reserved by old prisoners for those who had just been shot down .
3 ‘ That 'd be a clever trick for someone who 's just been blown up . ’
4 He 's a very , very emotional , unstable dictator , who 's just been determined somehow to exploit his position geographically , in the Middle East , to try and emerge as a sort of mini superpower , and to that end , he 's done a lot of terrible things , of which the invasion of Kuwait was really only one .
5 Trying to dissuade a father from sending his gay teenager to a psychiatrist ; calming someone who 's just been beaten up in a police cell ; sharing someone 's joy at discovering that there 's another lesbian in the next village , all serve to remove some of the complacency which can so easily set in .
6 Now before Neil starts panicking and worrying about that , bear in mind that that is spread over the whole spectrum of operations , including things like heart transplants and the like , and also , for example , an elderly person who 's just been smashed up by er Astra G T E
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