Example sentences of "is for [pron] [to-vb] " in BNC.

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1 All that fuss , and all that 's wanted is for nobody to notice my clothes at all .
2 In rather special circumstances this can result in the creation of new dislocations but the much more usual effect is for them to repel each other .
3 Besides , even those who argue that the answer to women 's dependency/op-pression in the home is for them to take outside jobs ( as if the sort of jobs open to most women were in any way more congenial and less exploitative than housework , except in so far as they are paid ) and put their children into publicly funded day-care centres , must surely allow that some women ( as well as men , of course ) would choose freely to look after children , otherwise how are the centres to be staffed ?
4 The only thing I can say is for them to lay down their arms and stop it right now .
5 Squigs are unpredictable and in many way the best thing that can happen is for them to go wild once they are near the enemy .
6 Initially , all that is required of volunteers is for them to go along to a clinic where a small sample of blood is taken .
7 The tendency is for them to hold , as a result of their negotiating role , a truce metaphor of management ‘ in the mind ’ which informs their conduct .
8 Parliament has placed the primary responsibility for their enforcement on local authorities and it is for them to decide their own course of action .
9 ‘ We need the supporters and all I ask is for them to stay with us for the 90 minutes . ’
10 We need to remember that it is no more natural for women to live longer than men than it is for them to have lower incomes , to expect to give up work if their men wish it at marriage or in later life , to be the keepers of family memory , the main carers of those in need , the main sufferers from the empty nest as children leave home .
11 It is not for teachers to tell them what to believe or value , but it is for them to try to equip pupils in such a way that they can enter into the debate and develop a coherent and perceptive worldview for themselves .
12 Orbach ( 1978 ) , for instance , suggests that the solution to women 's eating problems is for them to develop more positive feelings about their physical , sexual , intellectual , and social selves .
13 It is for them to ensure that those substantial resources are used effectively .
14 The larger the number of firms already supplying a market and the more difficult it is for them to collude , the more competition there is likely to be .
15 One is for the group and the other is for them to sign and send back .
16 Divide them into two teams and the game is for them to head the balloon over the string and hope the opposing team do not succeed in returning it .
17 It is for them to accept your instructions in this matter .
18 The key for farmers to do business is for them to deliver assured quality ; there is then a premium at the end of the line and no need to form Continental style co-ops , the minister adds .
19 The ideal love of a man for a woman and of a woman for a man is for them to want to give something to each other , or to want to do something for each other .
20 It is clearly laid down in the Act that it is for them to consider whether or not the nuisance exists , whether or not it has been abated , and whether it still exists , and , if it does , it is for them to consider which of the requirements of the abatement notice are to be carried out or how otherwise the nuisance is to be abated .
21 It is clearly laid down in the Act that it is for them to consider whether or not the nuisance exists , whether or not it has been abated , and whether it still exists , and , if it does , it is for them to consider which of the requirements of the abatement notice are to be carried out or how otherwise the nuisance is to be abated .
22 Also , if a contractor is to carry out the work the more information we can supply to them the easier it is for them to provide an accurate tender .
23 But the lads have been tremendous , and there 's a buzz around the club now all we want now is for them to show the same attitude tonight . ’
24 He takes the understandable view that it is for him to take the first steps in Russia , which he is doing to keep the scientists in Russia .
25 Although I agree with the sensible suggestion of my hon. Friend the Member for Cambridgeshire , South-East ( Mr. Paice ) , does my right hon. Friend agree that we must try to prevent these crimes from happening and that the best way to do that is for him to instruct magistrates courts throughout the country to pass very harsh sentences on those who are convicted of this outrageous abuse of private property ?
26 Under the Electricity Act 1989 , it is for him to decide on the methodology for developing renewable energy in Scotland .
27 The present procedure when a judge is about to pass a life sentence for murder is for him to invite defending counsel to make submissions on what advice the judge should give to the Secretary of State on the appropriate tariff .
28 ‘ All I want is for him to come here , take Jennifer in his arms and face me .
29 I want him to know how futile it is for him to try and escape my influence … "
30 Then tell him that the problem is for him to free the rope without taking his hand out of his pocket or untying the rope .
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