Example sentences of "[pron] [verb] n't been for " in BNC.

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1 " I have n't been for some time .
2 Yes dear I went to erm , er the er holiday camp in October to erm , er with the Red Cross and I went with the , Charlie took me and I went in a car with a friend of mine we went to the Red Cross holiday in Patefield , but it poured of rain every day every day it poured of rain did n't October it was terrible , ever so cold , but we were well looked after you know and I enjoyed it and we had the wheelchairs to go around in on for the dancing , it was really great I thoroughly enjoyed it , I have n't been for two years I had n't , but I went like in October , cos you 're only allowed really every two years to go , that 's all you 're allowed really , but I thoroughly enjoyed it you know , it was nice
3 I used to be , but I have n't been for a long while I used to we ca n't say that I was there last year but
4 I was just gon na say , some sometimes , I have n't been for a bit mind you , oh , well the last time I went , sometimes I go to Wales to Blaenau Ffestiniog or to congregation
5 Cos I have n't been for two years since I 've been to that one !
6 You 're lucky , I have n't been for three days .
7 I have n't been for three years .
8 cos I have n't been for about a month , three weeks .
9 She has n't been for a long time .
10 It was her idea to come here each summer , but she has n't been for three years now .
11 She said she had n't been for a while and erm then she said they did n't really know , they wondered how she was gon na get on in the water .
12 Kathy made two cups of tea and said firmly , ‘ You are n't yourself , Clare , and you have n't been for months . ’
13 She said no she said we have n't been for ages .
14 But we have n't been for months .
15 That 'll be nice cos we have n't been for a bit have we ?
16 what your look , same with your letter forage , I think mostly we were taught letter formation , which we have n't been for a few years now
17 There was no one in the staff sitting room , but then , there had n't been for years .
18 Oh yes and there were eight choir men , you see , well no choir at all there had n't been for years , you see so er and I had a photograph somewhere of my father with eight choir men , you see , and er well after that
19 Only by now there were n't any more southbound stages and there had n't been for over a week .
20 " No , and there have n't been for some time . "
21 they have n't been for a long time them two so they 're cast off , well they must of been they 've had to join
22 I do n't like the cold snaps but they have n't been for long have they ?
23 Yes , but he has n't been for ages has he ?
24 It has n't been for three years . "
25 If it had n't been for the Yeti , I 'd never have met Malcolm McLaren or Johnie Rotten .
26 If it had n't been for me they 'd never have nicked any guitars and there would have been no group .
27 If it had n't been for you , after my fall … . ’
28 It 's Sir Ralph Halpern 's view that if it had n't been for the current worldwide recession , many more outside brands would have been introduced to the UK market .
29 If it had n't been for Arthur Billstock , I would probably have taken the same road as Mark .
30 ‘ If it had n't been for Home Rule in the South , would Ulster have been ruled by Presbyterians in Belfast ? ’
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