Example sentences of "[conj] [pron] [verb] give [pers pn] " in BNC.

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1 Spunk accepts a glass or two of firewater and is led to the sack , where he proceeds to give her the pasting of a lifetime .
2 The Queen commending his work , not only for the pains therein taken , said that nothing had given her so great delectation .
3 They were standing now , in the as bomb-hit kitchen , Rab and Doctor ; and Doctor — she was taller than him , what with her feather and hat , by a good head — said , ‘ Those pills that I 've given you , take them only as prescribed .
4 Well I hope that I 've given you enough to get you started on the right tracks .
5 The best bit of information you 've got is the syllabus coverage that I 've given you .
6 So know that , if you now refer back to the , the book that I 've given you this morning and if you turn to where it says okay it says stop here do not read on
7 I think to be a good teaching aid something has to say ‘ Well I think this because ’ and , as it were , retrace the chain of reasoning that I 've just the sort of chain that I 've given you .
8 But I do now sometimes wish that I had given them more time when I did have them . ’
9 I asked Toby to do me a favour and tell the Fleet Street ‘ dirty mac brigade ’ , who covered crime and other seedy activities , that I had given him an exclusive .
10 It was true that I had given him life but I had not given him love .
11 Who said that I had given thee up .
12 ‘ It was then that I decided to give it a try .
13 Is the Chancellor aware that not so long ago I met a chap in Blackpool who said to me , ’ When you see that Chancellor of the Duchy , tell him that I want to give him a piece of my mind : not only is the poll tax three times higher than the rates , but I have lost my job , my wife has been waiting for an operation for two years , my daughter has lost her maternity grant through this Tory Government and my son has lost his income support — so when you see the chairman of the Tory party , will you tell him that I want to meet him to discuss this matter at the top of the Blackpool Tower ? ’
14 And that I refuse to give them . ’
15 Based on that I have to give it to Mel cos he could also bend the ball around the wall to score — I never saw Lorimer do that ( he did nt have to ! ) .
16 Not that I plan to give you time to forget . ’
17 He was more modest than I 'd given him credit for .
18 ‘ I wanted to give them to his wife but she is n't here so I 've given them to him instead , ’ she said .
19 What was even more satisfying was knowing that she had given him that same lesson , not once but twice , this morning when she 'd stunned him by agreeing to see his grandmother on her own time , and last night , when she 'd turned away his advances , and never mind all that pretence about his not being interested .
20 She did n't realise that she 'd given me the greatest gift of all .
21 I 've got this feeling that she has given it to Sophie
22 ‘ What matters is that she has given us the most glorious production we have ever had at Hochhauser .
23 Did I say that she 's given me the diary ? ’
24 Medical confidentiality you 're you 're just sitting there with bloody a private conversation we that I went for treatment with my doctor , and and the recommendations that she 's given me in , well well what 's the point er what er what 's going on ?
25 Either he loved Kirsty less than she had given him credit for , or he hated Shiona even more fiercely than she had ever suspected .
26 Erm on , on yours in fact I could n't check sequence erm on the programme that you 'd given me because I did n't , I , I had know way of telling whether we did get a clash .
27 I 'll tell you give him a ring , tell him that you 've given me his , the telephone number and he should expect that I 'll give him a call in the next week
28 And it will be obvious to the person receiving your letter that you 've given it priority treatment , to ensure a speedy arrival .
29 This , however , is what we do , together with a big ‘ Thank you ’ for all the news and views that you 've given us in 1991 .
30 You have limited er suppliers who you choose er having heard the figures that you 've given us today erm i it seems to me that there is very little control of that expenditure .
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