Example sentences of "[been] [vb pp] for [det] [noun] " in BNC.

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1 The plenum had been delayed for several months , allegedly because of divisions over economic policy between the central and provincial authorities .
2 Though since to find an alternative word was n't going to alter matters at all by the look of it , Fabia began to wonder if perhaps Vendelin Gajdusek was coming back from Prague today to keep his appointment but had been delayed for some reason or another .
3 Since the rate of repayment is reviewed only once annually , quite often the effect of mortgage rate rises has been delayed for some months , allowing the borrower to prepare for the increased cost .
4 They are peaceful people , too , and many of them have been persecuted for that love of peace : Arthur Raistrick , Yorkshire Dalesman and the greatest living Dales historian , was imprisoned as a pacifist during the First World War , while in earlier times , the Quakers led by William Penn fled to America where they founded Pennsylvania , the capital city of which is Philadelphia , the city of brotherly love .
5 The need for regulatory change had been mooted for some time .
6 Laws to prohibit discrimination on the ground of disability and to advance equal opportunities for disabled Britons have been mooted for some time .
7 An attempt to remove Kevin Maxwell has been mooted for some time .
8 Viking is way behind schedule : it had been intended for this quarter , but StorageTek said that based on the present status of the product and schedule estimates it expects IBM-compatible products based on Viking architecture to be available in the second half of 1994 .
9 That system had been intended for some time .
10 Sometimes this research was located in areas where the effects of human activity had been sustained for many centuries .
11 ‘ At the alleged places of detention , ’ Mr Ahtisaari said , ‘ the facilities were found to have been stripped of all valuable material and not to have been inhabited for several weeks at least . ’
12 The aim is to check that sufficient information has been gathered for each variable to make statistics upon them valid .
13 The release of these chemicals following drainage has been recognized for some time , but researchers at the Australian national research organization ( CSIRO ) now offer an explanation of the cause and also point to the great risks involved in large-scale land reclamation projects .
14 The structure and organization of public services do not , at present , foster service developments which match the King 's Fund recommendations , and the need for an overhaul in the way services are organized has been recognized for some years .
15 Another suggestion was that an entire class of LMS express locomotives had been withdrawn for some reason .
16 CPRW has evidence that the sale of holiday units as permanent residences is already beginning to happen where the temporary occupancy clause , which is customarily enforced on caravan and chalet sites , has been withdrawn for some reason .
17 Interventions by schools to reduce smoking have been undertaken for many decades , although little attention has been given to assessing their effectiveness .
18 Up-to-date valuations of such properties had not been undertaken for many years previously , partly because of business people 's complaints that any revaluations of commercial properties could inevitably lead to an increase in their total tax bill .
19 It is also guaranteeing mortgages at 1 per cent below the normal interest rate , for endowment or pension-linked policies , on several of the houses up for sale , an interesting and innovative service for would-be bidders ( mortgage surveys will already have been undertaken for these houses ) .
20 • In rodents , rhythms continue to develop in animals that have been reared for several generations in constant conditions .
21 The previous half-year figures have been adjusted for this change in presentation .
22 Various methods of analysis have been developed for such data .
23 The ideas that have been developed for this region can be applied to most turbulent flows adjacent to a wall : for example , to turbulent channel and pipe flow ( although not , for example , to a boundary layer close to separation ) .
24 Scotvec Modules have been developed for those pupils who have a pass at General level and not wish to do Higher .
25 A preliminary account of events up to the mid-1970s has already been given for both locales , which will stand as an account for Cramlington but some elaboration is necessary for North Shields .
26 This method has been taught for many years and I do not think that pilots who have learned to do it this way need bother to change .
27 Altogether she followed up 345 white American children who had been referred to the child guidance clinic for anti-social behaviour , 130 other referrals and 100 individuals who had attended neighbouring elementary schools who had not been referred for any specialist help , and who therefore provided a comparison group .
28 On being asked about the condition of the front door and windows , he admitted they had n't been painted for many years and that the door had more or less reached the end of its life , and showed it .
29 Piggy is short-sighted ; and the spectacles he would have been prescribed for this condition could not possibly have been used as burning glasses .
30 There has been exposed for all eyes to see the lack of military ability of ‘ the most brilliant strategist of all time ’ , that is , our megalomaniac corporal .
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