Example sentences of "has been for some [noun sg] " in BNC.

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1 As Elisabeth , Rosalind Plowright sounded more secure than she has been for some time on British stages and sang her last aria with true Verdian pathos and passion .
2 If a child is sniffing with a group of young people , and has been for some time , it may help to provide other more interesting and exciting leisure activities .
3 My wife Pam has been for some time aware that I have been having an on-going relationship with Suzannah , who I believe is known to some of you .
4 There has been for some time in Africa debate concerning the suitability for the Eucharist of wheat bread and grape wine .
5 Evidence from official statistics suggests that the number of households containing two or more elementary families has indeed fallen : from 3 per cent of households in 1961 to 1 per cent in 1981 ( Social Trends , 1987 , p. 41 , table 2.1 ) Clearly this is , and apparently has been for some time , very much a minority arrangement within the British population as a whole .
6 ‘ The Khanate is settled , and has been for some time , ’ his father said dismissively .
7 For one thing , Kelly 's very happily involved in a relationship and has been for some time , so I 'm quite convinced her eyes wo n't stray towards any ski-bums , no matter how handsome . ’
8 Bob Gunnell , of course , is an was and has been for some time a very supportive member of South East Arts and active in many of its committees .
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