Example sentences of "[noun sg] [verb] [adv prt] [prep] the " in BNC.

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1 But Croat and Slovene leaders have reiterated their willingness to sit down with the Serbs and others to work out how Yugoslavia could be turned into a body not unlike the European Community .
2 The story goes back to the major earthquake , magnitude 7 on the Richter scale , which rocked Greece in February 1981 .
3 Meanwhile , never for a second was there any lifting in the murderous artillery blanket laid down by the cannon of the opposing sides , now nearly 4,000 strong .
4 The base goes back to the RAFin SEptember 94. it 's not yet known what will be done with the land but many local people hope it 'll be used the upper H
5 Although the policy review will be endorsed by the conference , giving Neil Kinnock the freedom to go on to the offensive against the Conservatives in the run-up to the next general election , there are a number of areas of potential conflict .
6 They are likely to be allowed less freedom to go out on the streets and stay out late .
7 The current machinery broadly follows the framework of collective bargaining laid down in the 1980 Workers ' Statute .
8 His wife lay there so limp , so insubstantial , her black hair hanging down like the tail of a whipped animal and one white hand clutching his sleeve as though it were her only hold on life .
9 The curriculum laid down for the first time what pupils should learn in 10 subjects .
10 In many Latin American countries teachers lack the freedom to devise and organise their own teaching plans , Peru being one of the few exceptions ( and even here there is a general curriculum laid down by the ministry ) .
11 Teaching in schools must follow the lines of a national curriculum laid down by the Secretary of State which will dominate approximately 90 per cent of school timetables .
12 She begs her sister to go up to the top of the tower of the castle and look out for them , and keeps calling out to her , ‘ Anne , sister Anne , dost thou see nothing coming ? ’
13 To the layman they all look pretty similar : crisp emerald weed buoyed up in the stream and then , in July , a snow in summer of glistening white flowers , which spill over the water in a way that seems to spell out the brief abundance of midsummer .
14 I attend the Assembly as a Member of this House and I should like the opportunity to report back to the House , during a proper debate , on what I am doing in the Council of Europe .
15 The words which I have read are plain : it was Mr. Vanbergen who said he was going down to Eastbourne , that he was going down as part of his business , and that he did not think he would be getting back after his business on Thursday in time to pay it on Thursday , and the concession arose out of the question whether or not the debtor could be back in town in time to bring it himself , because he frankly said he was trying to get a little more time .
16 However , the Court had also held in Case 362/90 , d'Urso , [ 1990 ] 1 ECR 4105 that a collective decision to contract out of the Directive was not binding on individual employees who wish subsequently to transfer .
17 The story got about over the years that his lectures were very obscure .
18 The massive shoulders and chest tapered down to the lean cowboy hips and long legs .
19 The wind was blowing hard at the Highlanders ' faces , according to the literature given out at the Culloden Visitors ' Centre , and the two armies were in position at one o'clock , approximately four to five hundred yards apart .
20 My eyes shut , I could see that napkin fluttering down through the mushroom cloud .
21 The case arose out of the Executive Agreement concluded between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran which led to the eventual release of the hostages detained in Tehran from November 1979 to January 1981 .
22 Some geezer got down into the tunnels and found his way out . ’
23 This winsome description fits in with the descriptions of the messianic age in the book of Isaiah , with the wolf lying down with the lamb , the lion and the ox eating straw together , and the little child playing happily and fearlessly with them and even putting its little hand unhurt into the hole of the poisonous viper .
24 Our sympathy goes out to the player and his family . ’
25 In another account of youth work , Hubert Secretan rehearsed the same complaint : ‘ Every boy 's sympathy goes out to the lithe and resourceful crook …
26 ‘ My sympathy goes out to the people of Gateshead who have suffered a similarly sickening attack and I believe the government must now ensure that there is a positive and rapid response to meet the concerns of local residents . ’
27 Moreover , the examples Couturier gives are of multiple discrete points of view carefully distinguished within the novels in question ( The Sound and the Fury , Pale Fire ) , whereas the mutable point of view employed in Verbivore is a technique developed out of the possibilities inherent in print , but moving toward the mutability of cybernetic text .
28 The trail goes on along the side of Snidley Moor , on around the base of Alvanley Cliff and by Simmonds Hill , Manley .
29 The driver got down from the cab and walked slowly down the platform and disappeared through a solid wooden door .
30 ‘ When the woman driver got out of the car she went to intervene between the two men .
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