Example sentences of "whole [noun] of [noun pl] over " in BNC.

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1 Social and economic relations were modified in a whole range of ways over this period , some of them to the advantage of the working class .
2 Jackson , Mississippi-based LDDS Communications Inc , Metromedia Communications Corp and Resurgens Communications Group Inc have now reached the letter of intent stage in their plan to merge with LDDS shareholders retaining about 68.5% of the combined company and John Kluge , chairman of Metromedia , expected to be chairman of the combined company with Bernard Ebbers , LDDS chief executive , taking that post ; the combined company will be the fourth largest long-distance carrier in the US , a title that has been held by a whole string of companies over the past few years .
3 First and foremost this involved a whole battery of controls over production and consumption .
4 Having been on the receiving end of a whole host of visits over the past couple of years , we decided it was our turn to get out and about and took advantage of a kind offer by local brewers , of Abingdon , for a guided tour of the brewery .
5 Though they admitted a whole series of assaults over the previous three years , they disputed their frequency , he said in his closing speech .
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