Example sentences of "[verb] been [vb pp] some time " in BNC.

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1 A lot of erm group one plans are , there are about ten thousand plans that are showing an arrears status at the moment , and premium has been missed some time ago , it 's not a , not a current premium , which means on the fifteenth of June or the first of July we will automatically go in and pick up two premiums , we 'll t we 'll try and collect the arrears without having notified the client of it in any way at all .
2 Erm ironically after I wrote erm the letter was typed on Monday erm to Mr Mr the only lights that have been fixed since are the ones at the end of my street and the next street not as I complained about ones on the main road erm there 's an example that 's been going on for many months where a problem , an acknowledged problem of access existed which was the reason for delay but that as I understand it has been overcome some time ago now and it 's still there , this is a group of seven lights together , the lot , erm these lights are still out , they 're not in my ward in fact , they 're just .
3 That book of his has been finished some time , by the way , and is about to appear in the bookshops .
4 The tree has been removed some time since .
5 Mr Stuart-Moore said the notebook containing the master plan had been written some time before and some details had been altered .
6 There was an area of bruising below the right eye but , although it was recent , Wycliffe felt sure that it had been inflicted some time before death — probably the day before .
7 On Saturday he had been given some time off to visit his critically ill sister , 17-year-old Lillian , as she lay in hospital .
8 Special considerations : the appellant had been diagnosed some time previously as HIV positive and more recently AIDS had developed .
9 This photograph , of a doctor , was one that had been taken some time previously to illustrate an article on long hours worked by junior doctors .
10 But Hygeberht had been demoted some time before .
11 She had been widowed some time when we met . ’
12 An astonishing repair of sorts had been effected some time in the last century : a young fruit tree was nailed vertically to the back of the panel and held in place with iron bands .
13 The boat had been bought some time earlier but had been abandoned due to decay and damage .
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