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

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1 ‘ And I presume this sort of thing goes on all over the country ? ’
2 Not like now with all these casualties walking around all over the place , getting into fights . ’
3 While he , Owen , was tearing around all over the place like a bloody lunatic !
4 Mildred realized that her head had reappeared , which must have looked rather alarming , bobbing about all over the place with no body attached .
5 And , yes , there are a couple of lines around the eyes , and a grey hair or twenty ( at least they 're all together in a neat bunch , not lurking about all over the place ) and the neck does n't look too good in some , particularly unflattering , lights , but then I do n't suppose yours would , either .
6 Flora put her hands over her ears and began to jump about all over the kitchen .
7 Lights came on all over the Ship .
8 You see it written down all over the place incorrectly .
9 Very few films are about rape , although it crops up all over the place — from the narrative device launching an endless cycle of Death Wish movies , to general ’ scene-setting ’ in war movies and crime thrillers , or used with sublime insensitivity to illuminate ( male ) character : Robert De Niro raping his childhood sweetheart in Once Upon A Time In America , Bob Hoskins forcing himself on the maid in The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne .
10 They say that the concentrated magnetic fields in sunspots spread out all over the sun somewhat after the maximum of solar activity .
11 The sense of violence and anger , together with passionate interest , spilled out all over the place .
12 Big ideas : Sometimes the ‘ big ideas ’ of management theory become so fissile that they break out all over the place apparently independently .
13 As long as the controls are there to make sure they 're not wandering around all over the place which one hears about Group 4 and their reputation for letting people go which has become a bit of a joke .
14 ‘ We can eat later , ’ Leila called , trying to keep order over the group who were wandering about all over the place .
15 Seems to be wandering about all over the place !
16 There was so much going on all over the mission , more often than not organized by the people themselves .
17 Then she noticed the lights going on all over the school but thought no more about it .
18 Research on methods for controlling pests without chemicals is going on all over the world and the latest greenfly predator to come under scientific scrutiny is the lacewing .
19 There 's loads of new garages going in all over the place .
20 Some of them have got arms going off all over the place .
21 No we 're not all rushing off all over the place although the men and s some of the women you know we have gone off and they still I mean the men were in South Wales last week .
22 Slack planning laws mean hotels are growing up all over the place , said Nick — who quickly threw out his own idea that the West has all the answers to the problems .
23 They 're growing up all over the place and as you say , Ernie he he he did say about education but whose gon na run education in the future same as social services , you 'll soon find they 'll social services up into the health service .
24 Yeah I know but they do n't turn up and you get all tangled up all over the place
25 ‘ The lights are going out all over the galaxy , ’ he said softly .
26 He applied for a post in the service of the archduke : but Ferdinand was advised by his mother not to burden himself with such ‘ useless creatures who travel around all over the place , like beggars ’ .
27 He was sure there had been more when he first arrived ; they had been scuttling about all over the place , carrying implements , standing on stools stirring steaming mixtures , chopping things and throwing bits and pieces into cauldrons .
28 So this car that was trying to get out was sitting there waiting and there was no driver in sight and people were rushing about all over the station trying to find the driver .
29 ‘ That old geyser rushing about all over the place , trying to stop people dancing . ’
30 The targets were frequently altered , bomb loads changed , keeping the armourers constantly on the run with bombs lying about all over the field .
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