Example sentences of "[verb] to " in BNC.

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1 This was necessary in case there were different adherent bacteria on the mucosal surface in disease and controls , and for these experiments faecal fluid was aspirated at colonoscopy and added in 100 µl aliquots to a specimen in the culture system .
2 The seas today swarm with crustacean arthropods ranging in size from the tiniest krill in the surface waters to giant bottom-living crabs with a reach like that of a man .
3 The men on the raft unclamped their life-saving fingers from the balsa wood , uncurled their bodies braced against the fury of the Pacific , and waded through calm lagoon waters to the beach .
4 New US legislation , attempting to avert another such environmental catastrophe , has introduced a requirement for tankers operating in US waters to be double-skinned in future .
5 ( 1 ) A licensing board shall not refuse to grant a licence under this Part of this Act except under subsection ( 2 ) below or on one or more of the following grounds : ( a ) that the applicant is disqualified by or under this or any other enactment for holding a licence or is in other respects not a fit and proper person to hold a licence under this Part of this Act ; or ( b ) that the premises to which an application relates are not fit and convenient for the purposes of the canteen ; or ( c ) in a case where objection has been made to the situation of the canteen , on the ground specified in the objection ; or ( d ) that the applicant or body providing the canteen has entered into an agreement limiting the sources from which the alcoholic liquor or the mineral waters to be sold in the canteen may be obtained ; but nothing in this subsection shall prevent a licensing board from specifying in the licence granted by it the types of liquor ( including if the board thinks fit types of liquor other than those in respect of which the application for the licence was made ) which may be sold under the licence , and the holder of the licence or his employee or agent shall be guilty of an offence , if he sells alcoholic liquor of a type other than that specified in the licence .
6 It was the first time South Africa has admitted it possessed nuclear weapons , though the United States government suggested as long ago as 1979 that Pretoria might possess an atom bomb after a satellite detected two nuclear-like flashes over Antarctic waters to the south of Cape Town .
7 The instance here is of Stavrogin pretending to the provincial governor that he has a secret to communicate to him , and , when the unsuspecting old man ‘ hastily and trustfully ’ inclines his head , seizing his ear in his teeth and holding on to it , biting hard .
8 The company must be able to communicate to potential customers the way in which its product would satisfy their needs , and provide competitive value .
9 Conran acknowledges that in the face of-City rumour it is important for a group such as his to communicate to the outside world what its overall strategy is and to spell out the logic of its master plan — something he feels Storehouse might have done to better effect prior to becoming besieged by unwelcome take-over bids .
10 The job of communicating is very important indeed and maybe one of our problems is that we have been doing so much within the business that we are not ready to communicate to the outside world that it perhaps does n't understand sufficiently what our targets are .
11 Liz Scott-Gibson , who is now director of sign language services for the BDA , subsequently went to Kensington Palace to teach the Princess ; and on a later visit , to a school in Durham , Diana surprised everyone by being able to communicate to the deaf people she met without an interpreter .
12 The maturing of British cinema between 1939 and 1945 is often seen as a particular response to the conditions of wartime , when filmmakers were called upon to communicate to audiences an idea of ‘ what we are fighting for . ’
13 I am happy to communicate to people , through how I dress , that I 'm a Muslim and proud of it , and that living in the West has done nothing to alter my feelings . ’
14 Dramatic playing , therefore , is continually in a state of tension between personal expression and finding the public means of presenting oneself , using language and gesture , in order to communicate to the others taking part .
15 To distinguish this from the actor 's concern to communicate to non-participants , we have used the term ‘ presentation ’ .
16 Without the republicans the Labour left would have remained abstract propagandists ; without the Labour left , the republicans would have been less able to communicate to people in Derry and beyond .
17 He managed to communicate to a certain extent through gestures and facial expressions , and he could put together short sentences .
18 The King held it good to accomplish her desire ; and forthwith ordered letters to be drawn up to Rodrigo of Bivar , wherein he enjoined and commanded him that he should come incontinently to Valencia , for he had much to communicate to him , upon an affair which was greatly to God 's service , and his own welfare and great honour .
19 His spiritualist interest began in late teens , and colours much of the work — notably an interesting poetic story about how he made a promise with a friend that whichever of them was first to the ‘ other side ’ would attempt to communicate to the other — and how it happened .
20 If uniforms distinguish the different grades of nursing and domestic staff , then this is useful information for the nurse to communicate to the patient .
21 The objective helps you to communicate to others what you want to achieve .
22 That is why the police have to secure the free passage of the highway , to assist industrial pickets to enjoy the right to communicate to workers , to protect public speakers who may arouse indignation or worse , and so on .
23 As a consequence they were ‘ extracted ’ from their culture and failed to communicate to their own people .
24 Even our Lord experienced the frustration of trying to communicate to those who did not have ears to hear ( Luke 10:16 ; Matt.
25 each Party hereby undertakes to each of the others fully and promptly to communicate to each of the other Parties all such technical information relating to background and results as such other may reasonably require to carry out its respective part of the Project or to which such other Part is entitled pursuant to Clause hereof
26 Doyle twitched and flexed his fingers , trying to communicate to Bodie in the only way possible .
27 One of the motivations for children to Speak is that they have ideas which they wish to communicate to other people ( Bloom 1973 ) .
28 The demands of this kind of social experience are perhaps most acute when the infant wishes to communicate to the adult about the object — for example , if the child wishes to draw the adult 's attention to an object or request an object from the adult .
29 But calling something a science does not guarantee that its practitioners forthwith cease to be attracted to the same specious accounts of what it is to communicate to which the rest of us are attracted when we try to say what communicating is .
30 We are convinced that the best way for works of art to communicate to the public is for those works to have the most beautiful and natural context in which to be shown .
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