Example sentences of "[pers pn] be [noun] for [pron] " in BNC.

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1 She 's doing no harm here , and I 'm company for her . ’
2 " Whatever it was you said to him has caused him to cancel the work I was doing for him .
3 ‘ What will you be doing for her ? ’
4 She was larger than life , she had seen the world , she was game for anything , she was jolly and vibrant , spoke her mind ; all in all , she was fun to be with .
5 When I was in Moscow , my grandmother was with me and everything that I wanted she was doing for me and I was a little girl who had everything .
6 ‘ If he had any idea of what she was doing for us , MoD does n't want it spread around .
7 Much of the time the principal performers were not even aware of what we were doing for them .
8 They are singers for whom singing and rehearsal are constant duties that are not always ( to say the least ) touched by concerns of high art .
9 It is not therefore surprising that he becomes unable to make love satisfactorily to the women he chooses since they are surrogates for his mother .
10 And they are gluttons for what currently seems to be a much scarcer resource : water .
11 They 're ferns for my Nature collection , look you .
12 No there 's they were , they were called but they were agents for their own ships .
13 They were murder for him , I could tell . ’
14 Not knowing exactly WHEN Brian died , HOW much he suffered and WHO killed him is torture for her .
15 Could it be wedding-bells for you soon ? ’
16 At first it were good because it were incentive for her to keep going because she 'd , you know , paid so much but toward the end , she said , it were getting ridiculous .
17 I thought it was Ben yesterday afternoon I dropped Lynsey 's thing in with Ben down there and it 's Jack , I like John , I like to speak to John , so I said John I think it 's Tommy for you , but then
18 And it 's curtains for you and me .
19 If those Labour voters work out that ‘ culture of co-operation ’ means they ought to vote tactically for the Liberal Democrats — and they do seem to have worked it out at Newbury last week — it 's curtains for yours truly . ’
20 It 's money for nothing and danger-free as long as you keep shut . ’
21 Yeah , because it 's money for you to spend
22 We will return to Royston for a while but then it 's Scotland for me and France for you .
23 It 's Bacton for you , sir .
24 It 's Davey for you . ’
25 ‘ Course , it 's crap for actors , but it 's experience for you . ’
26 Of course then it 's shame for them .
27 ‘ Now that I 've eaten and drunk my fill it 's time for me to beat away , ’ he said after about an hour .
28 It 's time for me to go .
29 The 26-year-old is guarded about his physical and mental fatigue , but he says pointedly : ‘ It 's time for me to relax . ’
30 I 've got to go now as it 's time for me to get my new dresses fitted .
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