Example sentences of "i knew " in BNC.Next page
|While deciding to stay as independent as possible , I contacted ACET who I knew provided practical care at home .
|Whilst resolving to stay at independent as possible , I contacted ACET who I knew provided practical care at home .
|I contacted ACET who I knew provided practical care at home . ’
|More than sixty years after the event , while watching a child of his own try out his first steps , he suddenly stated in reminiscence and satisfaction to his most intimate Spanish friend , ‘ I remember that I learned to walk by pushing a big tin box of sweet biscuits in front of me because I knew what was inside . ’
|But what I knew and felt kept interfering . ’
|I knew Gail Benson slightly when she was a schoolgirl , and remember a pretty moon face , big eyes , a freckled complexion deepening to russet , dark hair parted down the middle — a nut-brown maid and modern miss who must have wanted to be away from the French Lycée in South Kensington , shy , uneasy , wound-up .
|I knew I would n't play her as a wimp and the whole audition was based on the speech where she goes mad — the flowers , rosemary for remembrance and the whole bit .
|As an auditionee I knew I worked best if I attempted something outrageous so I prepared Lord Foppington from The Relapse and you just have to let go with his Lordship otherwise there 's no point to it .
|Not that I wish to say , he wrote , that everything is inevitable , on the contrary , I wish to assert emphatically that nothing is inevitable and nothing was inevitable , neither what I did nor what I thought , neither what I felt nor what I suffered , yet everything was necessary , a necessary beginning and necessary Harsnet ( typed Goldberg ) is misleading , since it was only after I had begun that I knew I had begun , while before I had begun , before the 27 July 1967 , there was no beginning , as there was no end , there was no time and there was no freedom from time , only endless cups of coffee , endless cups of tea , endless biscuits and endless bacon sandwiches .
|Though it has to be said , he wrote , and Goldberg , his eye racing down the page covered in his friend 's tiny handwriting , paused to sip from the glass of fresh orange-juice at his side , wiped his forehead and went on typing , it has to be said that I have occasionally had the illusion that I knew what step to take first and even , occasionally , what step to take second , I will not talk about a third .
|I knew what I wanted , but I could n't find it .
|I knew the face and knew at once that we had been intimate , but I had no idea who she was .
|The difference is that I knew what I wanted and he did not .
|I knew when I first thought of it , he wrote , when I first set it up , that it was to be the final piece .
|I knew once I started that there would be no going back .
|I knew I was on the right track when I felt that thrill of pleasure at placing object , not painting it .
|And Goldberg in the margin : for the whole of the time I knew him he had , stuck on his studio wall , a reproduction of Picasso 's amazing 1943 painting of the mother teaching her child to walk .
|‘ I knew it was n't safe , ’ she jabbered .
|‘ I knew it the moment I saw it last Sunday .
|‘ I knew she 'd gone up to Jack 's — she always does now if he 's alone , makes no secret of it .
|I bet if I told those Germans downstairs what I knew about Father 's job they 'd sit up and pay attention .
|Rik Mayall 's name was all it took to persuade Ate de Jong to direct the film : ‘ I knew him from his work in THE YOUNG ONES .
|I knew that , in the cold light of day , he held all the aces .
|For one thing , I was genuinely upset by what had happened ; for another , I knew it was pointless expecting him to change his mind .
|I knew she was n't coming back .
|It hit me just how right Anne had been when she said that teaching was the only job I knew — and how horribly ill-equipped I was for anything else .
|That , I knew , was it as far as my family was concerned .
|He confirmed that he did think it would be for the best if I dropped out of family life , and in my heart , I knew he was right .
|However , I knew that Sarah and John had to be still around .
|Even though I knew what I had to do , once I got outside Liverpool Street station , I just wandered off aimlessly .