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

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1 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 .
2 I phoned and the man that I needed to speak to was not there , he 'd been seconded to the Himalayas or something , he was only coming back erm , in the middle of January , I was in , erm , November or whatever it was , I was giving a few days ' grace , and then I was going to call .
3 The state of confusion surrounding such issues was such that he was obliged to allow forty days ' grace to many of his ninety or so loyal vassals assembled at St Sever in September 1273 , so that they might consult their title-deeds , old charters , relatives and aged kinsmen .
4 He asked for two or three days ' grace so that he could consult with his friends and when this was granted , he took his leave .
5 A last-minute plea to the Scottish Office by the North Tayside MP , Bill Walker , for a few more days ' grace to allow the Diplexcito family to ‘ depart with dignity ’ from their home of 17 years fell on deaf ears .
6 Stephen left a message , grateful for two days ' grace .
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