Example sentences of "place over a [noun] " in BNC.

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1 Field-work took place over a twelve-month period between 1987 and 1988 , and was sufficiently prolonged to avoid the criticism which brief ‘ smash-andgrab ’ ethnographies often deserve .
2 This application is of benefit for queries to a computer that take place over a telephone and also for providing reading aids for the blind .
3 In the beginning , the race took place over a course that included three brooks and a five foot stone wall amongst the 29 jumps .
4 Telford 's intensive subject assessment , co-ordinated in college by Fiona Baikie , took place over a fortnight at the end of November 1989 .
5 The name change was necessary , it was argued , because the original name referred to a single event that had taken place over a decade previously , that it gave the wrong image , and did n't properly describe the work being done by the organisation .
6 In the United States , a complex wrangle is taking place over a range of possible standards .
7 The result is that melting takes place over a range of temperatures , and this range is a useful indication of sample crystallinity .
8 Once a year , usually in September , the BKA holds its convention and A.G.M. which takes place over a weekend .
9 My first little skirmish took place over a film , one about rape .
10 On average , a body is injected with approximately 12–16 pints of the one and a half per cent or two per cent solution and this takes place over a time period of approximately one to two hours .
11 Instead , a number of small changes in status and recognitions of the progress towards adult status takes place over a number of years .
12 Altogether , tutorials take place over a period of about twenty-four weeks in the last year of a course , and usually by the last twelve tutorials a student has a much clearer idea of what he or she is about .
13 The rebuilding of the old manor took place over a period of about five years and was probably finished in about 1727 .
14 Spread is slow and extension may take place over a period of months , even years .
15 In LEAs where a scheme of delegation has been in place over a period of years , the question of making more money soon arises .
16 Under the legal definition of crime , it is in theory possible to determine the number of crimes committed in any one place over a period of time .
17 Then it takes its place over a period of time within the wider teaching of the principles , planning and practice of worship , enabling the ordinand to explore the theological and practical importance of music in an appropriate context .
18 But the change was n't radical , it took place over a period of er I would suggest er maybe about six or seven years .
19 Some settlement is likely to take place over a period after the trench has been filled , but this can be filled in at a later stage .
20 As weak springs can only stored a fraction of the potential energy that a strong spring can hold , the remainder is lost as heat and if the change from a strong to a weak spring takes place over a period of time , equivalent to the observation time , then the energy loss is detected as mechanical damping .
21 Centrepiece of the design is the tall , rectangular flat diaphragm , which , produces all the treble information , and the midband area above 200Hz ( in fact there 's a slow handover which takes place over a matter of octaves ) .
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