Example sentences of "[noun sg] [be] [prep] the corner " in BNC.

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1 Right at the end of the street was the wall of a very old building , the entrance being around the corner in Barnards Cross .
2 Ginny bought some milk from Mr Ahmet 's Corner Emporium & Newsagent 's on the corner .
3 By her fireside there was a settee and a table , ‘ and old granny was in the corner .
4 I used to do all sorts of other jobs to keep going — I used to be so confident that work was round the corner that when I became a cellarman in a wine shop , I said to my family , ‘ Of course , I 'll only be here for a week or two , you know , ’ and a year later I was still there .
5 The warren is round the corner of the wood opposite . "
6 ‘ This damning report blows away the the last remaining pretence that recovery is round the corner , ’ Labour industry spokesman Robin Cook said last night .
7 He said he 'd met Oliver in the florist 's round the corner on his way to the station .
8 ‘ There 's a chemist 's round the corner . ’
9 The Macedonian government was able to press its claim for recognition , which had been blocked by Greece , by threatening that war was around the corner .
10 The rise in unemployment frustrated the government 's spending plans , because of the rising costs of social security ; it also undermined the credibility of the government 's claims that its economic strategy was working and that economic recovery was around the corner .
11 The return of socialism would be the ‘ road to nowhere , a dead end ’ at a time when economic recovery was around the corner .
12 The shop was round the corner in Back Lane .
13 ‘ Perhaps the cathedral is round the corner and that is the Taj Mahal . ’
14 His mother had done them — her name was in the corner .
15 Some say a new era of enlightenment is around the corner , some say that consciousness is quietly entering the mainstream , while others see a grim world of confusion and chaos ( not chaos theory but just plain chaos ) .
16 When , a little later , she ran out to the post , she took sixpence with her , and went into the confectioner 's at the corner of the road to buy some mint humbugs .
17 Under it , major changes in reserves would have created an overwhelming presumption that a change in the exchange rate was around the corner , and thus encouraged speculation on what was in effect a certain bet .
18 At my Mum-in-law 's the sink was in the corner , not under the window where it is now …
19 The entrance to Cathy Carne 's flat was around the corner — a wooden stairacse , well maintained , with a canopied landing at the top .
20 You know a miracle will not happen but you find yourself behaving as if it might : we canvassed , those weeks before the election , with a heady feeling that success was round the corner .
21 Wagamama is around the corner from the British Museum , through a discreet glass door , past a sand-filled ashtray and down some stairs to a big white basement with a shiny open kitchen at one end .
22 The shape of the budget line changes to 175 ; after point 7 the individual can consume more of good X , but to do so she must give up some quantity of good Y. In the example shown the new welfare maximum for the individual is on the corner point , 7 .
23 In 1790 Quaker William Kitching opened an ironmonger 's on the corner with Prebend Row .
24 The cinema was round the corner and
25 By 1702 , the house and grounds were held by Richard Boyle , the third Earl of Burlington , also the fourth Earl of Cork , who travelled extensively and had many influential friends , including Alexander Pope , who was considered to be head of the literary world and who moved with his parents , in 1716 , to the end house of Dr. Matthias Mawson 's new buildings ( Mawson Row ) , that end house being on the corner of Chiswick Lane and a lane that later became known as Mawson Lane ( now obliterated by the dual carriageway of the Great West Road Extension A.4. ) ; that end house , in due course , becoming a Public House named Fox and Hounds , following Alexander Pope 's removal to Strawberry Hill at Twickenham .
26 " The house is around the corner .
27 We , we actually lived in th the corner shop is right on the corner if you 've come up High street on the bus and your Co-op would be on that corner , your church and your Co-op 's on the corner , and just turns there and I only lived just down that street , so we never had to have it delivered because we just popped up er and my brother and I , I can so remember us going with our two big bags you know and we , you know how you do when families meet you know and he 'll say that 's the time , because dad , we never knew dad hit us and yet you 'd of thought he was , we , we were so scared it must have been his voice you know , that he erm that we was so scared that everything was all correct from the Co- op .
28 From the photograph of the crash we had seen that the demolished house was on the corner of a small lane , and although the house had been rebuilt , when we arrived at the place the position was easily identified .
29 Their table was in the corner by the juke box ; pop songs from the 19605 made an aural barrier between them and the rest of the clientele .
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