Example sentences of "i [vb past] [verb] [pron] at " in BNC.

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1 But he was clearly relieved when I agreed to accept it at his hands .
2 I expected to see you at the ball last night , Sharpe ! ’
3 I learned of his death when I tried to telephone him at Ladram Avionics .
4 I tried to sign him at QPR three years ago , then again during the summer , ’ said Wednesday 's player-boss .
5 I tried to tell them at first , but now I just smile and say nuffin' , like Brer Rabbit . ’
6 I have n't spoken to Mr Boldwood since the autumn , when I promised to see him at Christmas , so I 'll have to go .
7 I am glad to hear of your intended marriage with Ellen Nicholl , and , as I promised to assist you at starting , I am happy to tell you that I will pay to you one hundred and fifty pounds yearly during my life , and until your annual income derived from your profession of a Chancery barrister shall amount to six hundred guineas , of which your own admission will be the only evidence that I shall receive or require .
8 When I was researching this subject , the opening exchange of conversations was so invariable that I learnt to recite it at once to save time .
9 I did n't want to tell her I 'd done nothing at all so I told a sort of white lie — said I was halfway through the first draft .
10 I suppose the fact that I 'd made it at the age of 14 was important because it meant I would go a long way in athletics .
11 I 'd met her at the odd party where we 'd chatted and that 's about it . ’
12 You know , cos I 'd got it at a P P C as well , for national conference .
13 Er , it 's in the other magazine I fetched from work after the I 'd left them at work .
14 The other buses were either spread out in their running time or cut down to form the evening frequency which was less than what it was during the peak time and so I , you know , I 'd , I 'd left it at then , when I went in the forces then , he carried on .
15 None of the nurses spoke to me , nothing , till 2 o'clock that afternoon , which I 'd had her at 7.30 in the morning …
16 One morning I arrived to find him at the supremely mundane task of " plugging muck " , standing on a manure heap , hurling steaming forkfuls on to a cart .
17 I hated seeing myself at first — we all did .
18 I was very hungry so I began to eat something at once .
19 She 's a friend of Bertice Reading , who is working at the Prince of Wales Theatre , so I arranged to meet her at the stage door at 2 o'clock .
20 She could have her Mum I heard call her at home to make sure , if anything had happened , so
21 At first I had thought she would recover , but when I learned her illness was serious , I decided to visit her at night , for what might be the last time .
22 ‘ She 's off today , sir , but I managed to get her at her flat .
23 I went to visit him at the Benedictine monastery at Nashdom and asked him for any insights which he could give me from his experience in Accra .
24 ] ‘ I went to see her at Claridge 's … they are always so obsequious when one asks for her … .
25 I had witnessed Sister Kenny 's unusual treatment when I went to see her at work at Queen Mary 's Hospital for Children in Carshalton , one of several hospitals we had visited during our advanced student days .
26 I went to see him at Covent Garden and came away thinking ‘ What am I doing with this miserable life ? ’
27 Early in the morning I went to see him at the Castle .
28 Then I went to see him at his home in Wimbledon and , as we were talking , he gradually got into the Frank Spencer character .
29 I went to see it at the Barbican , it 's very good .
30 And then it was further endorsed because I went to hear him at Johnstown and I thought to myself well I felt sorry that he was erm what 's the word I want ?
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