Example sentences of "[conj] [prep] " in BNC.

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1 It may be thought that without some measures of the quality of services provided , either by the yardstick ( if such exists ) of agreed views of what constitutes good practice , and/or through more refined measures of client outcome , the study would still fall short of the kind of conclusions about relative effectiveness that would be sought .
2 17.48 ( i ) Pupils should have opportunities to write in a range of forms including a number of the following : notes , diaries , personal letters , chronological accounts , pamphlets , book reviews , advertisements , comic strips , poems , stories , playscripts. ( ii ) Building on experiences of a range of different stories that they have read and heard , and/or through discussion of their work with the teacher or their peers , pupils should learn to handle the following elements of story structure with increasing effectiveness : an opening , setting , characters , events and a resolution .
3 The operation of bitwise integer logical exclusive-or between 2 items .
4 They serve either to show the effect , if any , of storage at elevated humidities on the container and/or as a measure of the barrier properties of the container .
5 Further the third to fifth defendants were also knowingly concerned in investment transactions entered into by the first defendant with members of the U.K. investing public in the course of and/or as a result of the aforesaid contraventions of the Act by the first defendant in which the third to fifth defendants were knowingly concerned in the respects set out in paragraph 29 herein .
6 Neurophysiological recording from the sites of cellular change should detect altered electrical responses from the neurons during and/or as a consequence of memory formation .
7 Cos there was n't a regulation afore about how deep they had to be .
8 In other cases , e.g. for a closed domain and/or for a non-linguistic task such as database query , CLE-1 's behaviour is probably preferable .
9 In the event , the award went to the veteran midday cowboy John Wayne for his performance in True Grit and/or for never having won an Oscar before .
10 Most of lowland Britain is intensively cultivated ; upland areas tend to be used for sheep farming and/or for game ( grouse , deer etc. ) as well as for other recreational activities .
11 Moreover , the claimant who has been successful in a case like the one in which the SCC judgement was rendered can bring an action for compensation of any additional financial damage sustained and/or for compensation for injury to feeling .
12 A column for total sales and/or for the calculation of commission on a percentage basis would be added .
13 These are deposits of sterling held by overseas authorities as part of their official reserves and/or for purposes of intervening in the foreign exchange market in order to influence the exchange rate of their currency .
14 Lastly , it should be said that the most common practice , because of the uncertainties surrounding the reasonableness of general exclusion clauses , is to include two general exclusion clauses covering liability for any breach of contract ( however caused and whatever its seriousness ) , one excluding liability for economic loss in respect of such breaches , and the other limiting liability by reference to a fixed amount for any one breach and/or for all breaches under the contract .
15 Resource allocation — between types of material and/or between subjects ( or departments ) — is a function of library policy , and has a profound effect upon collection development .
16 Anybody who has been involved in community organising will have experience of situations where the ( actual or perceived ) formality of the meeting has restricted participation by people who may be active and vociferous before and/or after the meeting .
17 A common question is whether people should be tested before vaccination for existing immunity to HBV and/or after inoculation to determine whether the vaccination was successful .
18 This was the long haired girls ' compromise but it became very common early 70s style for girls & for boys .
19 Use in tubs & for cutting .
20 Our research was designed to ensure that the field-worker was also around a great deal and was stubborn in exploiting the naturally occurring situations of privacy , where natural conversation is inevitable because it is interactionally difficult to abstain from it , such as in the back of vehicles , in the sanger while on guard duty , relaxing in many of the recreational rooms , or off duty .
21 The campaign has been given additional clout this weekend , with referees under instruction to dismiss instantly anyone guilty of head-high tackles on or off the ball , and not to send them to the sin-bin where they have gone too often in the past .
22 They 've been building it for God knows how long , cancelling trains , people ca n't get on or off the platforms .
23 It must also be said that a plain boiled ham presented on or off the bone is a delight to the jaded palate and should not be ignored because it remains undistinguished by any special cure .
24 Available on or off the bone , the meat is usually from only the breasts of the birds and is lightly smoked , moist and quite delicious .
25 These can either run off the public-telephone network , or off the smaller PABXs that control businesses ' own in-house telephone systems .
26 For most people , a penny on or off the standard tax rate — that formulation again ! — pales into insignificance compared with their pre-tax income , the inflation rate , the size of their pension and their mortgage interest rate .
27 Neither could they smoke or ‘ be guilty of noisy behaviour or bad language on or off the course ’ .
28 An almost universal feature of determination is that it involves subtle chemical changes , almost certainly turning on or off genes , and the overt result may not be seen for many hours .
29 At the end of it , I was tired but glad , making camp after twenty-three miles , the farthest I had managed on or off tarmac .
30 The bottom line is , of course , that Yorkshire have signed a fine cricketer who is good enough to do well wherever he is either on or off the field .
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