Example sentences of "[vb base] be talking " in BNC.

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1 The working groups are currently on working on that , and they , my colleagues I assume are talking to the the officers of the Social Services about that , what is happening , but the final outcome has yet to appear .
2 What they really like is talking about it , talking about others doing it , and feeling mighty relieved when their partner arrives home with a headache .
3 For some time it seems I 've been talking to myself .
4 Do you want the rest of the world to say the British are so aggressive that they need the sort of controls we 've been talking about ?
5 ‘ You 've been talking to the girls ? ’
6 I 've been talking with Father O'Harte , and I 'm come back .
7 ‘ I mean , all this we 've been talking about .
8 ‘ All these years I 've been talking and telling , ’ he writes , ‘ and I 'm not sure if anybody listens or understands me .
9 ‘ You 've been talking a lot , ’ she said aggressively .
10 In the end , the quacks and medicine men were left with that strange , disembodied feeling you get when you 've been talking for several minutes to someone who is n't there .
11 ‘ I 've been talking to people about this , 'cos everyone thinks the video is so sexy , you know .
12 We 've been talking to cinemas in London and will bring it over there soon . ’
13 But I ca n't see in the long run that it would make any difference to what we 've been talking about , seeing who Maggie is .
14 ‘ We came here ’ , Miss Honey said , ‘ to talk about you and I 've been talking about nothing but myself the whole time .
15 I 've been talking to Dr Wickram about this .
16 But do n't lets knock it to death do n't lets kick it this place saved my life I almost killed myself trying to fulfil those that we 've been talking about .
17 There 's very little room for the qualitative work I 've been talking about : it it is there it tends to get tacked on to an existing project when the sociologist is brought in to provide expertise on survey design or interviewing or to use a standard measure of patient ‘ quality of life . ’
18 You 've been talking to him , have n't you ?
19 You 've been talking to Stuart .
20 We 've been talking about the events in Beirut . ’
21 Because we 've been talking for a while so had time for it to evaporate .
22 Erm , oh I have got something else , which is music , erm , at the last meeting I said I 've been talking to Simon from the Queen 's Hall , about the idea of doing pre-concert notes
23 Pretty silly , because you have n't done that piece of work , so perhaps what you would like to do if you would like to follow it with us , then I will give you back , I think I might have your survey here , and you can at least see what we 've been talking about and then on that we can write absent for this piece of work , does that make sense , good .
24 Now we know that Antarctic bottom water is formed here in the Webber Sea and the samples that I 've been talking about were taken here in the South Georgia basin , so we can see that it has taken seventeen years for the water to travel from here to here .
25 You know , I 'd like to ask a question , why is it so , why is it so frightening to spoil yourself ? , why is it such a , a wrong thing to spoil yourself , erm we 've been talking about make up we 've been talking about
26 You know , I 'd like to ask a question , why is it so , why is it so frightening to spoil yourself ? , why is it such a , a wrong thing to spoil yourself , erm we 've been talking about make up we 've been talking about
27 to other things , we 've kind of veered of the , one of the subjects that we were er , we did get onto which was how the police and the courts er handle er well victims and indeed criminals , I wonder if I might conflate erm both those groups into one question , its a very broad question , but I wonder if you think by and large the police do a good job , erm button one for yes and button two for no , erm and the majority here say yes , seventy seventy people say yes the , the police do a good job and since we 've talked about the courts do you think the courts do a good job by and large ? , we 've been talking specifically about erm some of the more bizarre erm statements that have come from the bench , particularly in with reference to crimes erm , that have treated against women , well now , seventy nine say no , so the police comes thumbs up , but the courts are way down , now not surprisingly there are n't many representatives from the courts er amongst this hundred
28 That 's two different kinds of love though then , love , loving your neighbour I suppose is the widest sense and er and the love between a parent and child , are those more recognisable as , as true love if you like than the kind of romantic love , sexual love that we 've been talking about , yes
29 Yeah I 'm , I 'm interested that that so many of you go from love to marriage as er swiftly as the horse and carriage similarly would suggest , I mean it , every one 's experience of love is , is different , every body here is , we 've been talking about love between er men and women , but there 's also love between women and women which we have n't talked about at all .
30 we 've been talking about individuals and what they want , and we live in a context in which if people want a thing and the , and we feel that they should have the choice particularly if they have the money that if to , if you look at it in a wider context there are seven million children living on the streets in Brazil !
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