Example sentences of "[pron] [adv] [verb] [adj] [noun sg] " in BNC.

  Next page
No Sentence
1 But Mr. Munby so treated them because , in his submission , section 8 conferred complete autonomy on such minors , thus enabling them effectively to refuse medical treatment irrespective of how parental responsibilities might be sought to be exercised .
2 Again it is important for children to experience these ideas practically in a variety of ways to enable them eventually to achieve full understanding .
3 As for the class of goods , where commercial goods are concerned the party acquiring them presumably has some expertise in relation to them which gives him the capability to assess their quality or to understand if he needs to call in an expert assessor , so that less protection should be required in this case .
4 Doing nothing only sawing all day .
5 When he walked in I thought , You can take me dirty dancing any day of the week .
6 I tried to keep my eyes off his muscular thighs in their tight blue jeans , but as we bent over the café table it was easy to cast occasional surreptitious glances at his powerfully outlined sexual equipment under the much-rubbed fly , which seemed to be almost bursting at the seams .
7 He had sent three runners off in the horse-box and was taking Mackie to assist , leaving me to my slowly growing first chapter in the dining-room .
8 Never mind , it is a reckless , bloodthirsty tale , with Roland ultimately being punished for his hubris in refusing until it was too late to blow his oliphant , or horn , to summon back Charlemagne and the rest of the army to help his vastly outnumbered rear guard .
9 I rarely find much satisfaction in debating harder abstractions or metaphysical teasers with him .
10 I duly put this plan to Eliot , who , to my mild surprise , did not seem to regard it as so fanciful an idea as I had anticipated .
11 In all my life there have been very few occasions when I badly wanted more money and that was one of them , because on my wage of three shillings a day as an AC2 I was unable to drape her with expensive clothes .
12 I badly needed more money , so the take-over could not come too quickly as far as I was concerned .
13 After some further outside tests and a fair amount of soul-searching , I eventually bought this detector and the 10.5in accessory coil .
14 What are the maximum stocking levels for a tank of 48″x12″x15″ with a Fluval 4 internal filter , and will I eventually need additional filtration ?
15 I vigorously condemn all violence directed at people or property , ’ the secretary of state for the sea , Charles Josselin , said in a statement .
16 I slowly munched diced meat pie stuffed with herbs .
17 The real world has long left behind the age when old so-and-so could decide ‘ I rather like this slogan ’ or ‘ My constituents think we ought to do such and such ’ without that ‘ feeling ’ being backed up by professional research and experience .
18 There was tenderness , there was compassion , there was kindness , there was love , though obscured at times by the harder angles of his constantly changing Cancerian character .
19 Also , Christie 's tell me that their film and entertainment sale of December 1991 saw a mere 10 per cent unsold by value and a paltry 25 per cent unsold by lot , which of course does not add up to ‘ a third of the lots ’ unsold , as I wrongly stated last week .
20 And , I better get this dinner out .
21 I better get another bottle of that er
22 I better get another knife .
23 I personally came one morning and erm the building up
24 It occurred in the Foreign Office and the Foreign Office , and I personally take full responsibility for it this afternoon before the House .
25 I personally abhor high pressure sales tactics adopted by Afcor .
26 I personally welcome that change .
27 Mansel Jones , Hillhouse International power station manager , said : ‘ I personally feel this law is a positive move .
28 We made a start today with the notion that seems to me most central to our inquiry — the one with which , as it happens , I personally have most difficulty .
29 Thomas de Quincey was by any standards a sensitive little boy ; when he was nearly seven , his much loved elder sister , Elizabeth , died .
30 I entirely reject that suggestion .
  Next page