Example sentences of "[that] i [vb past] how " in BNC.

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1 It was only towards the end of last year , when the book was going to press and space was tight , that I realised how important a contribution was made not only by my work , but also the work of all the women who had contributed to the Project both nationally and internationally .
2 It was only when I was in secondary school and took notice of the relationship of children of my age were with their parents and families , that I realised how other people behaved .
3 It was n't until I 'd bought one and used it that I realised how much it speeded up knitting .
4 However , it was not until she came round from behind the reception desk that I realised how huge she was .
5 I think it was then , with his powerful fingers digging like claws into my arm , that I realised how formidable the man was .
6 ‘ Do you know , Father , it was n't until Whitton was dead that I realised how he had held us in his evil thrall . ’
7 I could n't wait to run home and tell my mother that I knew how to mix colours . ’
8 It was only six months earlier , when I read his Lyrical Essays , that I realized how essential these Algerian summers are to an understanding of Camus .
9 It was only long after her death that I realized how much anger lay under my acceptance of that responsibility and how much energy I had used holding that down .
10 I agree that I have been reinforced ( although I 'm not sure that I learnt how to make coffee by operant conditioning — I suspect I copied someone , or was told how to do it — but that is a separate issue ) .
11 He seemed so weak that I wondered how long he would live .
12 In fact , I 'd become so accustomed to relying on her that I wondered how I would .
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