Example sentences of "i have just [vb pp] [adv prt] " in BNC.

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1 I 'd just turned on to York Way when I spotted the two city gents who 'd been drinking in the pub .
2 The big one looked down at me as if I 'd just crawled out from under .
3 Apparently he was a bit worried , so I said — oh , it sounds silly — that we 'd only just got back , that I 'd just sat down … . ’
4 Well I c I I 've seen so many things over the year I just do n't believe it until I actually see it and th literally four weeks ago , I 'd just got back from Germany , went on a meeting the following morning and it 's that gentleman there , Steve , and h he 's got some pictures in his pocket which will prove exactly what we 're talking about .
5 That was er I 'd just got back from work .
6 Brilliant , I said , pretending that I 'd just got in .
7 And I 'd just got in at about oh half three .
8 The following morning , I 'd just got out of bed when he started barking to get out .
9 I 'd just got out of bed — I was half asleep , ’ she tried , without much conviction .
10 I made sure I looked as if I 'd just got out of bed and dressed in a hurry — hence no socks and the sweatshirt — and went down to front garden to wave them in .
11 My head shook as though I 'd just knocked back some hundred-proof whisky .
12 The duvet , I 'd just taken back from the dry cleaners !
13 I was unable to pay more than the $100,000 I had just forked out for his British rights , so he sold Leslie Waddington a batch too .
14 I had just stood up , fully clothed by the doorway , when one of the harmonisers stopped with a snort and a wakeful chomp of his lips .
15 It would n't be much good telling them I had just popped out for a breath of air this street led to both the bus and railway stations and it would n't need a genius to rumble my little game .
16 at the time , I thought , ‘ This is ridiculous , I 'm holding these boys back ’ because I was also managing a singer called Marc Bolan , and in the quieter moments , he and David would decorate my office to fill in the time , but I said to them that I had just run out of money and could n't afford to carry on — I 'd taken no commission from either of them at the time — so I went off to Spain to think about my next move and released them both from their contracts . ’
17 ‘ I was in Switzerland on a pre-season tour and I had just missed out on sign ing Dean Saunders , ’ he said .
18 All of this was already mapped out in a very decent and proper piece of research that I had just written up .
19 Though the landscape was flat , it seemed , both visually and from the effort it was taking to move the wheelbarrow , that I was continually walking up a hill , but when I looked back , it was as if I had just walked down one .
20 I had just taken up my position behind the till of the kitchen gadget department and the store had been open only a matter of minutes when my first customer literally ran into view .
21 I had just taken over the Chair and I thought that he was making an intervention .
22 I had just come out of one of my planning meetings and I metaphorically banged the table and said ‘ I know exactly what you should do . ’
23 I had just got up , ’ said the cook .
24 I had just got up from my chair when the crash happened .
25 I had just got out of bed and was reaching for my dressing gown when an explosion shook the house .
26 I think I 've just sewn up a deal on a new account . ’
27 He said why , cos I 've just honked up .
28 Hello , , ah , I bet it 's something I 've just written down , is n't it ?
29 When do you do a newspaper — I 've just written down here — you provide a dress and provide a grammar .
30 It 's OK chaps , I 've just dug up some more voters
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