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

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1 Introduction of this new procedure results in there being two procedural options for the Community institutions over matters decided by a qualified majority .
2 These up and down movements as the tip scans over the surface provide topographical information which a computer reassembles into an image of the sample .
3 In evidence to the Environment Committee in 1986 the following report was given on the record of the Church Commissioners over the previous seventeen years , during which the future of 1,053 redundant churches was decided .
4 So what was the point of discussing any of the myriad amendments over the past six months if so many of them could be shrugged off as ‘ ineffective ’ ?
5 In those days it was easy to offend : the establishment liked its Monarch of the Glentype pieces over its Adams fireplaces .
6 We took about £150m out of the operating companies over a couple of years
7 What we do have are some relatively scanty observations of the surface movements over the tropical Pacific based on volunteer observers on merchant ships .
8 This session allows for an in depth examination of the drinking diaries over the last five weeks — identifying the risky circumstances or situations … .
9 The top of the ladder hooks over the main parapet twenty feet above .
10 Some , e.g. Krieger ( 1983 ) and Sunley ( 1986 ) , stress the crucial role of work organization , and the butty system in particular , whereas others — Waller ( 1983 ) and Rees ( 1985 , 1986 ) — emphasize the power of the colliery companies over their villages , and their monopoly of local labour markets .
11 Herbert Tracey reflected that the ‘ defeatist ’ mood of the trade unions over the last few years had been transformed .
12 The Soviet media linked the concern of the conference delegates over international tension in the ‘ Arab Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula ’ to ostensible American plans to set up a new military alliance in the Red Sea area .
13 In addition , over 60% of the adult residents over the age of 12 years have some formal training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation ( CPR ) .
14 Doreen Wallace , who became Mrs ‘ Roly ’ Rash of Wortham Hall , combined the traditional role of farmer 's wife and mother with an implacable battle against the Church Commissioners over the then current practice of tithes and a successful career as a novelist .
15 Now , Mr. Donahue is not , repeat not , the kind of guy who 'd meet up with the Fender boffins over a coffee and casually say : ‘ Hey , give it a kinda , uh , cool neck and some real hot pickups and paint it killer pink , and that 'll be just great … ’
16 Can we put him with the biscuit cutters over there ?
17 With the prospect of continuing struggles with the factory workers over the safety conditions in the factory , and with a highly suspicious community monitoring its dumping operations , the company could afford no further mistakes .
18 The long , sometimes violent , dispute with the print unions over the relocation of The Times plant at Wapping marked a notable step both in the new financial and technological independence of the press and its ideological separateness from the union-corporate approach of the past .
19 A major blunder was caused because , while negotiating with the coal miners over their pay demands , a significant error was made in calculating the true level of previous pay awards and various overtime rates .
20 The most heroic plays were made as we leapt to stop the ball hitting the wooden door to the hall or banging into the metal shutters over the window , which would have brought the guards running in .
21 Below us sparkled the Garbh Uisge , bouncing noisily down from the melting snows over jumbled slabs .
22 In 1915 Universal Broadway Features released Business is Business , in which an egotistical French capitalist rapidly risen from the peasantry rules over his employees with an iron will until his eventual downfall .
23 Nor do we know what the implications of Sotheby 's withdrawal from the court hearings over the Sevso hoard of silver will be ( see this page ) .
24 Darkness outside the hut , and beyond that darkness the ring of light from the arc lamps over the fence and the wire .
25 Here , as in the pollution debates over the hazards of sewage or acidification of lakes , the Commission and its supporters were applying one line of reasoning whereas environmentalists and scientists in other countries were applying another .
26 Lok peered at the stick and the lump of bone and the small eyes in the bone things over the face .
27 After making findings of fact which are broadly summarised in the second paragraph of this judgment the board determined , inter alia : ( 1 ) that the fees derived from the sub-licencing were sourced in the countries in which the sub-licensees were by their contracts entitled to exercise the particular rights and ( 2 ) that the 1981 agreement vested in the taxpayer rights over intangible property , which rights could only be exercised outside Hong Kong .
28 ‘ Well , accordin' ter Will , Joe 's bruvver used ter fight in the pub tournaments over Stepney , ’ Nellie went on .
29 The 1991 summer has not been one of the best for tourism in mid Wales and this has been reflected in the passenger loadings over the BR system and , once September came in , things turned particularly quiet with the local line stated to be absolutely dead .
30 The violence of the early Quakers contrasted noticeably with the reputation for gentle non-conformity they acquired in the market towns over the next century or so .
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