Example sentences of "have just [vb pp] in from " in BNC.

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1 The madman has just flown in from Rome on a whim , to spend a few days with me here .
2 ‘ This report has just come in from the Environments Officer .
3 The commodore , having just tacked in from Pin Mill , says that while he recognises the accomplishment of an ancient mariner there in teaching a grey parrot to recite the complete works of Shakespeare in Urdu , and could see that this might help international relations in some way , he is far from certain this was the sort of thing Mr Major had in mind .
4 Apart from that , though , the whole crew might have just come in from Ellis Island Caduta herself was clearly the queen bee here .
5 A game of tag ( see below ) may well be just the thing ; but if they 've just come in from the playground and that 's what they 've been doing for the last fifteen minutes , it would be a bit of a waste of time .
6 ‘ O Jesus Christ , ’ he said , looking over my shoulder as if JC had just wandered in from the garden , ‘ did you die for this boy ? ’
7 Then , when the horse is brought out of the stable , instead of just walking quietly along ( which it would if it had just come in from the paddock ) , it is jumping out of its skin , ready to spook and shy at anything , nostrils dilated , eyes bulging , and tail hoisted high .
8 It was quite soon after the terrible motor accident that had crippled him for life , and she had just come in from the garden with a bunch of flowers for him .
9 His stage set , along with the thumping music , flashing lights , and dry-ice clouds that go with it , had just come in from Scotland , and was due to head south as soon as we television camp-followers had done our reports in front of it .
10 She opened the door before Massingham had time to ring , her handsome shield-shaped face composed under the light brown fringe , and looking in her shirt , slacks and leather jerkin as elegantly informal as if she had just come in from a country walk .
11 He 's just ridden in from London , and his lady 's here to meet him .
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