Example sentences of "'ve be [verb] to [pron] " in BNC.

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1 Today I 've been thinking to myself , I 've only got the sleeves to put in that dress — when am I going to have the time to do it' ?
2 So , you know what these girls are , they sort of I personally , you know , as it were a trained scientist , a certified chemist who you tend to , to take a , a slightly er diagnostic view of things , but that 's not quite right , but you take a slightly objective view of things and I , I , I , I 've been thinking to myself ah it is rotten unfair on girls because sometimes sort of between about fifteen and twenty five , but now I suppose because they 're all growing up so much earlier it 's between ten and twenty , they have a pretty monumental change , they , and , and it 's not a bundle of laughs but they can talk to their friends , they can see their friends and talk to their mothers , they can get a vague way it 's gon na affect them and they can you know , sort of , let's say twenty , twenty five settle into a routine which has variations every , during the four weeks and they vary between individuals , I mean it 's well known
3 I 've got a trainee manager at the moment and I 've been trying to he 's just making such a balls up it 's easier not to .
4 And then , secondly t to just sort of mention the erm perhaps the more traditional ways of of working with people once they 've been sent to you by the courts .
5 As for The Roches , we 've been big , big fans of theirs since way back — I 've been listening to them since I was about 13 .
6 I 've been listening to your programme all morning so .
7 I 've been listening to it for a while .
8 You 've been listening to his scaremongering nonsense .
9 I 've been listening to you ringing the bell . "
10 Yes , well she was all , so I 've been speaking to her for weeks when she did n't
11 ‘ So that 's why you 've been clinging to me like a leech all these months .
12 What you 've done for six long years , and more especially what you 've been doing to me ever since we met again ? ’
13 I do n't know what you 've been doing to yourself , girl .
14 Let's see what they 've been doing to you .
15 If you 're opting for a perm or colour , always tell your hairdresser what you 've been doing to your hair .
16 the er the lady that comes to the meetings cos I 've been going to them .
17 ‘ And we 've been recommended to you by one of your staff , I believe .
18 For some time it seems I 've been talking to myself .
19 You 've been talking to her !
20 You 've been talking to him , have n't you ?
21 What k what kind what 's changed in the short time are the things Wh when I 've been talking to them about the publicity you said that , The last few years there 's there has been
22 Richard Lewis , oh yes Sir , er , yes Sir , I 've just seen the figures , I 've been talking to them about it , oh yes , I 've told them exactly what 's wrong , but they do n't seem able to well yes Sir , I know it 's not good enough , but what can you do if you 've got idiots working for yo , what 's that , oh no Sir , I 'm not asking you , what , hello .
23 ‘ You 've been talking to someone . ’
24 I 've been talking to you myself , you know ? ’
25 ‘ You 've been talking to my wife .
26 I mean , the District Council have taken over Scottish Homes , they 've been passed to them , in Falkirk and Mid-Lothian recently .
27 You 've been lying to me all along . ’
28 Even after what I just learned I could n't believe you 've been lying to me since we met — that I was coming back to ask you — ’
29 ‘ You 've been lying to me and covering up for them all along .
30 ‘ I 've been lying to you , we have to talk . ’
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