Example sentences of "[adj] days ' " in BNC.

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1 The officer in command of a military unit which in July 1986 burned to death a photographer , Rodrigo Rojas de Negri , and severely burned his colleague , Carmen Quintana Arancibia [ see p. 34985 ] was in August 1989 condemned to 300 days ' imprisonment by a military court .
2 If not urgent , two clear days ' notice is required but is often waived .
3 Ten clear days ' notice of the meeting will be given in writing to all persons concerned .
4 An order to transfer may be made by the court on its own motion , or on the application of any party on not less than two clear days ' notice ( Ord 16 , r 4(1) ) .
5 The proper officer on receipt of the relevant documents sends notice of hearing ( N 272 ) or pre-trial review ( N 273 ) by post to the parties , the court giving not less than 21 clear days ' notice ( Ord 16 , r 6(1) ) .
6 The application must state the grounds of the application and should be made to the judge or district judge who tried the proceedings and ( save with leave ) not more than 14 days after the trial and on not less than seven clear days ' notice to the opposite party .
7 An East German parliamentary committee yesterday dismissed a draft travel law , saying that the 30 days ' travel to be granted a year in no way met people 's expectations .
8 He has devised a vitamin and mineral supplement called Ultra-Detoxi for the Nature 's Best brand : £16.50 for 30 days ' supply .
9 Peers are asked if they wish to be granted ‘ leave of absence ’ and , if they do not reply in the negative , are expected not to attend without giving 30 days ' notice of intention to do so .
10 Available from Abbey National ( Overseas ) are Offshore Plus , an instant access sterling account ; Offshore 90 also in sterling but requiring 90 days ' notice of withdrawal ; and Offshore Double Eagle , a US dollar deposit account where withdrawals are subject to 30 days ' notice .
11 The routine for a haulier offering 30 days ' credit might look like this :
12 Ali Haxhiu , a 45-year-old Albanian refugee in the village of Sazli , was sentenced to 30 days ' imprisonment in May 1991 after making a ‘ V ’ for victory sign in the presence of two policemen in a café .
13 In the course of the sequestration proceedings in the sheriff court he was sentenced to 30 days ' imprisonment for contempt of court , because he had entered the licensed premises and interfered with the management thereof after giving an undertaking that he would not do so .
14 Barnicoats is offering an extra 30 days ' credit on orders exceeding £500 placed in January from its 1993 Travel Catalogue .
15 Trade terms will be 35% discount on orders of two copies or more per title , 20% on single title orders ; 30 days ' credit for orders of two or more copies per title , but single copy orders should be accompanied with payment by cheque .
16 Strathaven-based Yuill and Dodds , which was due to have its licence suspended for seven days from midnight on Sunday , has been given 49 days ' grace to decide whether to appeal against the decision .
17 That it is n't that you 've got up on the wrong side or eaten something which did n't agree with you or just need a few days ' rest .
18 Henry Tyler had had an unexpected few days ' leave and had descended on his married sister and her husband in the small market town of Berebury in Calleshire without a great deal of warning .
19 Our plan was to meet there in a few days ' time , once our researches in New York were concluded .
20 ‘ I think everyone is probably making far too much fuss , and Angela has just taken off for a few days ' holiday . ’
21 And surely , nobody in his right mind would take a few days ' vacation and miss out on the opportunity of selling his own plans and proposals to the President of the Corporation ?
22 After a few days ' dialling he knew it by heart .
23 His compatriot , Alexandra Ledermann 's Punition , who beat Navet in the Paris World Cup round but who had a difficult flight to Del Mar , looked much more at ease at the official horse inspection here , after a few days ' rest .
24 Some time during the few days ' leave , when talking about my life — not work , of course — at Bletchley , I must rashly have let slip the fact that occasionally I was tired .
25 Only a few of the Christian residents appeared to notice that the Syrians had come prepared for more than just a few days ' stay .
26 Robyn is rather less generous with the next supplicant , a young man who broke his ankle falling off his motorbike on New Year 's Eve , but even the least deserving candidate gets a few days ' respite , for Robyn tends to identify with the students against the system that assesses them , even though she is herself part of the system .
27 In a few days ' time the President of the Society for the Protection of the Selva Sur , David Ricalde , would tell me , ‘ Some of these naturalists , it 's not their fault but they do n't know their stuff .
28 In a few days ' time , perhaps sooner , he would die quietly of pneumonia , peacefully suffocating as the bloodstream slowed and the deprived lungs surrendered their function .
29 L Detachment was thus judged ready for operations , and to wind down were given a few days ' leave to be spent in Cairo .
30 James , Earl of Douglas , raided Northumberland , laying siege to Newcastle , and after a few days ' inconclusive skirmishing , the Scots army retreated into the Cheviot Hills .
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