Example sentences of "a longer period " in BNC.

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1 But it is possible to have a covenant which lasts for a longer period , provided that the period is specified in the Deed .
2 Can I extend my covenant , if I wish to continue making payments over a longer period ?
3 For instance we can suggest ways of rescheduling the payments over a longer period .
4 This hooking action is important because it interferes with the opponent 's attempts to free his arm and keeps him closed off for a longer period .
5 They have given staff in schools the space to meet as a group and get to terms with issues over a longer period , complementing the series of other meetings and team meetings that go on anyway .
6 Another reason for our inability to give accurate figures is due to the prevalence of several other types of population movement , some of them on a huge scale , although extended over a longer period .
7 This was not done for players with less than ten years ' service and a longer period was usually required .
8 Unlike offices , the level of income fluctuates although sometimes over a longer period it fluctuates at a higher level than commercial .
9 The run-down was to be stretched over a longer period and the agreed strength raised from Sandys ’ proposed 45,000 to 55,000 .
10 It means you have to keep club staff there for a lot longer , till about 6.30 , and that people spend their money over a longer period of time .
11 For a start , it allows spreading to be carried over a longer period during the winter months ( Table 1 ) .
12 The examination of all the images produced during a particular period or of a selection of images over a longer period will often provide a good idea of how the relevant state or regime wished to represent itself .
13 Over a longer period , substances produced in quantities of between 10 and 1000 tpa will be covered , while substances of which less than 10 tpa are produced annually will not come within the scope of the programme for the time being .
14 Some companies now offer career break schemes to give both women and men a longer period of time off — often up to five years .
15 If stable over a longer period , the presence or absence of trimer structures at certain positions on a surface could act as bits of digital data .
16 An additional incentive is that a garden , in contrast to its associated historic building , does not always need substantial sums for major fabric repairs at the outset and can be revived over a longer period of time .
17 Some were more active than any predecessor against some particular organism , and some had special merits in use , such as working when given by mouth , or acting for a longer period than usual .
18 The document also contains a clause stating that each EC country can continue to give a longer period of maternity leave , which must be paid at 80% of women 's wages .
19 It recognized that a longer period of detention might also be required in a ‘ small minority ’ of cases concerned with ‘ grave offences ’ .
20 While life expectancy has extended , it appears to have been at the price of a longer period and a greater proportion of life being spent in chronic sickness .
21 This could leave you a little room to argue , should the need ever arise , that reasonable notice in your case was a longer period , such as six or 12 months .
22 This could leave you a little room to argue , should the need ever arise , that reasonable notice in your case was a longer period , such as six or 12 months .
23 However , many clients were supported by the scheme , and it is only through comparison with the control sample that one can determine whether or not the project was successful in sustaining them at home for a longer period of time than would have been the case without it .
24 By having an attack of the infectious disease the body is stimulated to produce appropriate antibodies not only to assist recovery but also to provide a sufficient quantity to remain in the blood for a longer period , sometimes throughout life , for example after an attack of rubella
25 Nor did she see coherence over a longer period partly because her own world was a social one dominated by friends , clothes , music and beckoning adulthood .
26 However , if it were possible to keep careful watch over a longer period , you would discover two interesting things .
27 If a longer period of time is allowed ( say , 14 days ) the rate of discount will be lower ( say , 2.5% ) .
28 If they want to go for a longer period , a key worker would go out with them . ’
29 Spruce needles certainly take longer to decay than some other leaves , releasing humic acid over a longer period but at a slower rate , but being a long standing constituent of the northern latitudes coniferous belt , spruce ( Picea ) is quite compatible with lakes well stocked with fish .
30 Perhaps it is because a predator is able to find and eat relatively large numbers of aposematic prey in a short space of time , and that the high initial rate of feeding produces a more powerful reinforcement than a greater number of prey eaten over a longer period .
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