Example sentences of "[adv] been for [adj] [noun pl] " in BNC.

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1 But she brought them because it salved her conscience to bring something , and she had not been for two weeks now .
2 the , the chain sir the chain of logic and of course had it not been with one inter interposing there , had it not been for void restrictions , it would not have written , that 's when they were written , they were written only because of the restrictions that 's what enabled them to be written
3 Had it not been for seasonal visitors , the list of locally popular dishes would have been depressingly brief ; burned steaks , fried fish , and barbecued chicken .
4 Subsequent Acts have tended to produce more detailed requirements , but the main thrust has always been for nationalized industries ' accounts to produce , as a minimum , the amount and kind of information that a PLC has to produce .
5 And there had also been for many years the musical evenings at your parents ' home .
6 There is never a month that I am not overseas , and has n't been for many years — long before I achieved my present position .
7 Yeah I ai n't been for blooming ages .
8 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
9 Cos I have n't been for two years since I 've been to that one !
10 It was her idea to come here each summer , but she has n't been for three years now .
11 It has n't been for three years . "
12 I have n't been for three years .
13 You 're lucky , I have n't been for three days .
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