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

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1 ‘ It seems after he decided to pull me off , he looked back and decided on different reasons for things over the years to stir up our relationship . ’
2 Audrey Hamilton , 35 , of Barnett Crescent , Kirkcaldy , and John Watson , of Simpson Court , Crail , each sued Fife Health Board for £20,000 over the death of their son , David , in 1976 .
3 Audrey Hamilton , 35 , of Barnett Crescent , Kirkcaldy , and John Watson , of Simpson Court , Crail , each sued Fife Health Board for £20,000 over the death of their son , David , in 1976 .
4 The major bloc-based classification reflects the economic , political and cultural-ideological struggle between capitalism and communism for control over the global system .
5 Italian firm Same-Lamborghini has done its bit for variety over the years , with a series of innovations that suggest that its research and development department gets a bigger budget than many other companies ' equivalents .
6 If executive-assembly relations are seen as basically a struggle for influence over the policy-making process , what are the weapons available to each side in the struggle ?
7 The struggle for control over the Baltic republics is rapidly being overtaken by a bigger struggle for power in the Soviet Union .
8 The guard was removed on the following day , but the incident exemplified the renewed struggle for control over the influential liberal daily newspaper .
9 The report continues with a list of cases in which disputes over fixtures in listed building led to a public enquiry , a court case , or both and concludes with a section entitled ‘ How to make the legislation more effective ’ , which provides advice to owners , information on Stop Notices and calls for control over the sale of fixtures .
10 Although promotion slipped from our grasp early on , our fight for survival over the last seven months has been real nail-biting stuff .
11 Proceeding with due caution therefore , we can ask : what do we know about patterns of support between kin over the past two centuries ?
12 The elections had been called 15 months early after a group of five Green legislators — who had kept the minority government of Michael Field in office since June 1989 [ see p. 37877 ] — withdrew its support after disagreements over the issue of logging [ for May 1989 elections see p. 36658 ] .
13 A few years earlier a friend and fellow member of Brooks 's , Cyril Salmon , a former Lord Justice of Appeal , had put my name down for election to the Seniors Golfing Society , an English-based club for golfers over the age of fifty-five who met from time to time at a variety of attractive courses .
14 They were aimed at the sky , poised ready to bounce signals off satellites over the rim of the earth .
15 They were also , however , profoundly suspicious of proposals for state welfare , which they identified as a means of diminishing working-class control over their own lives and as palliative substitutes for the workers ' just demands for control over the means of production , high wages and full employment .
16 CCG HAS started a new contract to provide school meals for the London Borough of Wandesworth over the next four years .
17 One of the dominant social characteristics of Britain over the past fifty years has been the degree of upward social mobility of those whose parents held traditional working-class jobs .
18 Interactive Systems Corp — now SunSoft Inc — began by marketing the product strongly , but later faced a barrage of complaints and problems over speed and stability , and reportedly lost a great deal of money over the venture .
19 People had been staging revolutions without a great deal of success over the years and it was seventy percent of the people who were disadvantaged was n't it ?
20 Black Holes are fascinating , and have caused a great deal of excitement over the past 20 years .
21 To someone accustomed by the existing advanced accounting courses , with no involvement in the National Certificate , the proposals seemed somewhat revolutionary and the document generated a good deal of discussion over the following few weeks on the relative merits of the B1 and B2 models etc .
22 There is a good deal of confusion over the use of concepts to analyse the institutions and processes of policy-making .
23 Interim reporting has been attracting a great deal of attention over the past year .
24 Other polls have been published in the newspapers , however , and the issue has gained a good deal of attention over the past few weeks .
25 Constanze was to spend a good deal of time over the next two years at Baden , where her husband often visited her .
26 The Bank of England has a great deal of power over the financial markets because of its role as lender of last resort .
27 The programmers in the company initially had a good deal of control over the computer installation , which provoked management to cut down their influence .
28 In conclusion , we believe that our study avoided the methodological and analytical problems of previous reports , which have given rise to a great deal of controversy over the efficacy of EFA supplementation in AD .
29 El Segundo , California-based systems integrator , Computer Sciences Corp , and Sun Microsystems Inc are teaming to offer client/server solutions to aeroplane builders — the two expect to win $80m of business over the next 18 months : CSC won the $3bn , 10-year outsourcing contract with General Dynamics in 1991 .
30 Then he slides his saucepan of milk over the flame .
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