Example sentences of "the corner [prep] my eye [pers pn] " in BNC.

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1 Out of the corner of my eye I watched him wipe himself with Kleenex tissues and drop them on the floor , indifferent to the smears of blood on them .
2 Out of the corner of my eye I saw the young man join Pavic 's queue .
3 From the corner of my eye I see Walter return and realise with a start that the person accompanying him enswathed in a black bournous is Marianne .
4 Out of the corner of my eye I thought I saw a white butterfly — but it was the white pattern on the tail of an adult , checking up on the brood .
5 Out of the corner of my eye I saw Natalie stand up , salute and begin to silently mouth the words of the Promise !
6 Rodriguez was still struggling and out of the corner of my eye I could see the patron watching us uneasily .
7 As we were talking , out of the corner of my eye I could see Balvinder Singh stumbling back from the cooking-corner of the tent , holding a plate piled high with hot pakoras .
8 from the corner of my eye I can see his partner , tangled with his chair in the dirt behind the portacabin .
9 Out of the corner of my eye I noticed how the prioress kept sending him frowning glances at being ignored , interspersed with coy smiles in an attempt to provoke him into some loving conspiracy about the events of the previous night .
10 From the corner of my eye I saw Nigger retreat a couple of paw lengths , perhaps to get a better run at me .
11 From the corner of my eye I saw little Gino make his way over to the restaurant 's background music system .
12 Out of the corner of my eye I saw someone running to a car then it was driven off at speed , and they did n't seem to care about the traffic
13 Well my pal and myself we took these two girls and we sat in the middle of the Temperance Hall and he said come on let's sit over on the balcony he says and put up my clothes by the radiator he says it 's been raining he says and it will dry them , so we moved , and exactly from were we moved was where the women got killed , just candelabra dropped on her and er when it happened the fella on the stage the comedian was singing , a hundred years from now you wo n't be here , and I wo n't be here and from the corner of my eye I could see something gradually dropping like one of these candelabras and I thought hello that 's part of the act you know , it was just gradually coming down and all of a sudden , whooosh and the roof came straight in oh and I do n't know sure I 'd I , everything went dark of course I mean it was all in blacked-out all the chairs were loose , so as the folks wended their way towards the exit doors they took the chairs with them , so they politely threw them back in the crowd that stood in the hall so you were dodging chairs as well as trying to get out , where we were , where we were seated the firemen were hacking at the windows thinking that it was a fire because all the dust had gone up in the air and the reflection of the light from the market I suppose and that would give the appearance of smoke , and he was , I said to this fireman I said there 's no fire , he says , he says there is I said there 's no fire in here , anyway we eventually got out but I took these girls back home to and I really , it was , properly unnerved us both and as we came on that old tram we were , we thought you know everything seemed to sort of upset us and when I got far more upset on the Sunday morning when I went to have a look at it , the whole roof had come right in , but there were fifty people got injured you know and about , oh there was one lady killed .
14 Nothing moved inside except out of the corner of my eye I was sure that I saw Boris winking .
15 Out of the corner of my eye I saw the Queen watching us and talking to the Director .
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