1 He is called Mitch, because his name is Mitchell
2 Maybe they just didn’t want to ask too many questions, becausethey rented us a room without even asking to see our papers
3 Many families break up because of a lack of money
4 Just because it has a good tune does not mean it is great music
5 Because it is an area of outstanding natural beauty, you can’tbuild on it
6 Women are doing the job well. This is partly because womenare increasingly moving into a man’s world
7 ‘Why didn’t you tell me, Archie?’ — ‘Because you might havecasually mentioned it to somebody else.’
8 The President has played a shrewd diplomatic game becausefrom the outset he called for direct talks with the United States
9 I had a sense of d é j à-vu because I could recognise everythingin London.
10 Because of the law in Ireland, we had to work out a way ofgetting her over to Britain.
11 Just because something has always been done a certain waydoes not make it right.
12 I didn’t give my name because if I did I thought you might nothave come.
13 I suppose people do it because there is that element of dangerand risk
14 I denied my father because I wanted to become someone else.
15 I have not worried so much this year, partly because I have hadother things to think about
16 I’m guessing again now because I’m not hooked into thepolitical circles
17 There’s no chance that he’ll surface because he’s bound to haveheard by now
18 I don’t get lonely now because I make the effort to see people.
19 They actually moved down from upstairs because the rent’s thatexpensive.
20 Sometimes I improvise and change the words because I forgetthem
21 I thought they were laughing at me because I was ugly
22 You need not flare up merely because I mentioned your work.
23 You’re just mad at me because I don’t want to go
24 I want this baby very much, because it certainly will be the last.
25 They bumped him off because he knew too much about theirillegal activities.
26 I became a teacher because I preferred books and people topolitics
27 The game was postponed because of rain.
28 I did it because they asked me to do it!
29 It’s not fair to hold me up to ridicule because I can’t spell!
30 It is mainly because of my fault.
1 They’ve just opened a new hotel in the Stoke area
2 That afternoon she went out and bought a new dress
3 Under the new rules, some factories will cut emissions by asmuch as 90 percent
4 The new planet is about ten times the size of the earth.
5 The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on the manyachievements of the past
6 The Association gives a free handbook to all new members.
7 She wasn’t new to the company
8 The new invention ensures the beer keeps a full, frothy head.
9 Their epic fight is the subject of a new film
10 These ideas are nothing new in America.
11 There are many boats, new and used, for sale
12 They cost nine pounds new, three pounds secondhand.
13 I had been in my new job only a few days
14 I had to find somewhere new to live
15 Rachel has a new boyfriend
16 They told me I needed a new battery.
17 The next election is for the government to take us into the newcentury.
18 His name was new to me then and it stayed in my mind
19 I’m new here and all I did was follow orders.
20 This adds a new dimension to our work.
21 I set off for a new adventure in the United States on the first dayof the new year.
22 There’s been a major reshuffle of the cabinet to bring in newblood
23 He has put forward new peace proposals
24 I had an opportunity to go to New York and study
25 The new government’s first challenge is the economy.
26 It turned out she was shacked up with a lawyer in New York.
27 A new constitution was promulgated last month.
28 This new transformation is at least as consequential as that onewas
1 It is the work of Ivor Roberts-Jones, who also produced thestatue of Churchill in Parliament Square
2 His father, also a top-ranking officer, had perished during thewar
3 He is an asthmatic who was also anaemic
4 She has a reputation for brilliance. Also, she is gorgeous.
5 We have been working very hard, and our families have alsoworked hard
6 Not only cancer, but also heart and lung disease are influencedby smoking.
7 I think you heard and also understand me
8 He also spoke of his fears for the future of his country’s culture.
9 I also had friends who gave me a great deal of encouragement
10 He also deleted files from the computer system
11 He also conveyed his views and the views of the bureaucracy.
12 We also improved our customer satisfaction levels.
13 He can also swim.
14 The study also demonstrated a direct link between obesity andmortality
15 The General also lifted a ban on political parties.
16 He was also a writer of beautiful stories, some of which arecollaborations with his fiancee.
17 The reduced consumer demand is also affecting companyprofits.
18 It would also train women union members in public speakingand decision-making
19 It would help to end illiteracy and disease, but it would alsodislocate a traditional way of life
20 So, as I said to you, natural medicine is also known as holisticmedicine
21 There are also unpleasant brain effects such as anxiety andneurotic behaviour.
22 In production, we demand not only quantity but also quality.
23 He also got a commission for bringing in new clients.
24 They’ve also slashed state subsidies to utilities andtransportation.
25 Many of our teachers also have valuable academic links withHeidelberg University
26 Mr Cook has arrived in Greece on the final stage of a tour whichalso included Egypt and Israel.
27 The scheme is also open to non-members
29 They also stress the need for improved employmentopportunities, better transport and health care
1 She lost 16 pounds in the first month of her diet.
2 I do not remember who spoke first, but we all expressed thesame opinion
3 This is the first time she has experienced disappointment
4 It is a first for New York. An outdoor exhibition of FernandoBotero’s sculpture on Park Avenue.
5 We heard it on the TV last night — that was the first we heard of it
6 When he first came home he wouldn’t say anything about whathe’d been doing.
7 Marry that fat son of a fat cattle dealer? She would die first!
8 Certain guidelines can be given. First, have a heating engineercheck the safety of the system.
9 Before him, in the first row, sat the President
10 The first duty of any government must be to protect the interestsof the taxpayers
11 The cut in the interest rates has not had very much impact inCalifornia for two reasons. First of all, banks are still afraid toloan.
12 There’s no time for boyfriends, my career comes first.
13 You knew about me from the first, didn’t you?
14 He arrived in Natal to see at first hand the effects of the recentheavy fighting.
15 You don’t know the first thing about farming.
16 First off, huge apologies for last month’s confusing report.
17 Somebody has to think for the child and put him first.
18 Let’s see if we can’t find something to set the mood. First thingsfirst; some music.
19 Two years ago Johnson came first in the one hundred metres atSeoul.
20 First, tell me what you think of my products
21 Routine questions first, if you don’t mind.
22 It was the first occasion when they had both found it possible tokeep a rendezvous.
23 When Mark arrived home that afternoon, it was the first he knewfor sure of the surprise party.
24 First in the queue were two Japanese students.
25 I had some difficulty at first recalling why we were there.
26 I thought from the first that she was a little unsure about thatmarriage.
27 He got the first prize.
28 I faxed a first draft of this article to him.
1 You’ve just got to look at the last bit of Act Three.
2 Can you look at my back? I think something’s wrong.
3 She looked at him earnestly. ‘You don’t mind?’
4 I’m looking for a child. I believe your husband can help me findher
5 The working group will be looking for practical solutions to theproblems faced by doctors
6 Brian had learned to look at her with new respect
7 Hey, look at the time! We’ll talk about it tonight. All right?
8 The castle looks over private parkland
9 We’re not looking to make a fortune.
10 I went freelance when my son Adam was born, and have neverlooked back.
11 He could not look her in the eye.
12 Now look here, Tim, there really is no need for that kind ofreaction.
13 ‘Look out!’ somebody shouted, as the truck started to roll towardthe sea.
14 The sales assistant looked me up and down and told me not totry the dress on because she didn’t think I would get into it.
15 Sheila was looking miserable
16 She had the look of someone deserted and betrayed
17 I never chose people just because of their looks.
18 He had lots of time to think about the future, and it didn’t lookgood
19 He was not a well man by the look of him
20 I don’t like the look of those clouds.
21 He looked away, apparently enraged
22 If you look, you’ll see what was a lake.
23 I looked everywhere for ideas
24 Have you looked on the piano?
25 Anne Holker looks at the pros and cons of making changes toyour property
26 He visited Florida a few years ago looking at the potential of thearea to stage a big match.
27 It depends how you look at it.
28 Now, look, here is how things stand.
29 Look what a mess you’ve made of your life.
30 Each front door looks across a narrow alley to the front dooropposite.
1 Freezing isn’t a bad way of preserving food
2 Computerized reservation systems help airline profits in severalways
3 In some ways, the official opening is a formality
4 He denounces people who urge him to alter his ways
5 She is now divorced and, in her usual resourceful way, hasstarted her own business
6 I suppose that’s one way of looking at it
7 There is no indication which way the vote could go
8 I’m terribly sorry — I had no idea you felt that way.
9 I hate the way he manipulates people
10 She thrust her way into the crowd
11 Does anybody know the way to the bathroom?
12 As he strode into the kitchen, he passed Pop coming the otherway
13 It’s not very far out of his way
14 The men lost their way in a sandstorm and crossed the borderby mistake
15 It wasn’t until we each went our separate ways that I began tolearn how to do things for myself
16 Take advantage of the opportunities coming your way in a coupleof months
17 ‘You’re standing in the way,’ she said. ‘Would you mind movingaside’
18 Silvertown Way, was that the road?
19 If you speak standard English anywhere round our way, peopletend to view you with suspicion.
20 The flag was held the wrong way up by some spectators
21 Way down in the valley to the west is the town of Freiburg
22 The region was split three ways, between Greece, Serbia andBulgaria
23 Some of them live in places quite a long way from here
24 Success is still a long way off
25 He had unscrewed the caps most of the way
26 He had to walk all the way home
27 Having started a revolution we must go all the way
28 As is the way with these gatherings, the declarations werelargely drafted before the delegations arrived.
29 He’s in a bad way, but able to talk.
30 The man who took over a few weeks later has also helpedfurther her career in a big way
I want to say how really delighted I am that you’re having a baby
Do you want another cup of coffee?
I want an explanation from you, Jeremy
The windows wanted cleaning
You want to be very careful not to have a man like Crevecoeur foran enemy
They were wanted by the police
Come on, darling. I want you.
Children should be wanted and planned
Albie wants you in his office
The men were daily becoming weaker from want of rest.
She couldn’t lift a spoon without a servant anticipating her wantsand getting it for her
Many of them had gone into teaching for want of anything betterto do
Mary says you’re welcome to stay the night if you want
‘What do you want!’ she whispered savagely. ‘Get out.’
Ian knows exactly what he wants in life
People wanted to know who this talented designer was
They began to want their father to be the same as other daddies
They didn’t want people staring at them as they sat on the lawn,so they put up high walls
He wanted his power recognised
I want my car this colour
And remember, we want him alive.
Look, I wanted to apologize for today. I think I was a little hard onyou.
Do you want to leave your bike here?
If you have a problem with that, I want you to tell me right now
Do you want to tell me what all this is about?
I want my money back!
Her hair wants cutting.
You want to look where you’re going, mate.
He has killed many in his time, and is wanted in at least threecountries
1 Switch to an interest-paying current account and stay in credit.Most banks and larger building societies now offer theseaccounts
2 Your camcorder should have these basic features: autofocus,playback facility, zoom lens
3 I was on my own and these fellows came along towards me
4 These are my children.
5 What I try to do in putting these pictures up here is to show howvaried children are in solving the problem
6 You know these last few months when we’ve been expecting it towarm up a little bit?
7 Living in Bootham these days can be depressing
8 A steering committee has been formed. These people can makedecisions in ten minutes which would usually take us months.
9 If you’re converting your loft, these addresses will be useful.
10 She used to make all these chocolate puddle puddings, youknow, with the sauce underneath and all this sort of thing.
11 You know these funny cigarettes I smoke?
12 Trying to make it as a single parent raising your children wouldbe the main concern to me these days.
13 These shoes are done for.
14 These two examples duplicate each other.
15 In these and several other respects, there are many inventionsand exaggerations
16 The speaker explained these questions one by one.
17 Are there some countries that have been able to tackle theseproblems successfully?
18 These grapes are ripe.
19 These problems have now been sorted.
20 We are not satisfied with these results.
21 These studies have already thrown up some interesting results.
22 These auxiliaries have made our work much easier.
23 These products are not toxic to humans.
24 These stamps have stuck together.
25 These last four years have been hard on them.
26 The trouble is that these restrictions have remained while otherthings have changed
27 I was meeting these chaps who were mostly more or less myown age.
28 Many of these recipes are highly flavoured.
29 Undesirable consequences flow from these misconceptions.
30 He could not work in these conditions any longer
1 More and more people are surviving heart attacks
2 The Afghan authorities say the airport had been closed for morethan a year.
3 Prison conditions have become more brutal
4 The exhibition at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts is more aproduction than it is a museum display
5 When we are tired, tense, depressed or unwell, we feel painmuch more
6 Things might have been different if I’d talked a bit more.
7 This train would stop twice more in the suburbs before rollingsoutheast toward Munich
8 They needed more time to consider whether to hold an inquiry.
9 I told him the truth. No more, no less
10 Europe’s economies have converged in several areas. Moreinterestingly, there has been convergence in economic growthrates
11 Her life was heading more and more where she wanted it to go
12 The Conference is more or less over
13 He’s more than a coach, he’s a friend.
14 Lithuania produces more than enough food to feed itself.
15 Each box requires no more than a few hours of labor to build
16 The newly discovered notes are nothing more than Lang’spersonal journal.
17 Many more institutions, especially banks, were allowed to lendmoney for mortgages, and what was more, banks could lend outmore money than they actually held
18 He spent more time perfecting his dance moves instead of gymwork.
19 It’s a good idea to give adolescents a little more information thanthey ask for.
20 We can satisfy our basic wants more easily than in the past.
21 He’s more like a film star than a lifeguard, really
22 She looked more sad than in pain
23 Sue screamed, not loudly, more in surprise than terror
24 She’s more of a social animal than me.
25 What impressed me more was that she knew TennesseeWilliams.
26 The breathing exercises should be repeated several timesmore.
27 I’m sixty-two. I feel sixty-two, neither more nor less.
28 More seriously for him, there are members who say he is wrongon this issue.
29 Bob became more and more furious
30 More and more women are wearing men’s fragrances.
1 Divorce is never the fault of one partner; it takes two
2 Putting two and two together, I assume that this was the car heused.
3 It takes two to tango and so far our relationship has been one-sided.
4 I have a wife and two small children
5 I had two peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
6 Tristan had been separated from his wife for two years.
7 The conflict with James has dragged on for two years.
8 We lived together, off and on, for two years.
9 I have two boys.
10 She’s been married for seven years and has two daughters.
11 Two significant constants have been found in a number ofresearch studies.
12 After two rings I put down the phone
13 They waited for about two hours
14 The two objectives are in conflict.
15 I almost lasted the two weeks. I only had a couple of days to do.
16 Two independent studies have been carried out.
17 One or other of the two women was wrong.
18 We were madly in love for about two years.
19 I had lived two doors away from this family for several years
20 There are two main structuralist techniques incorporated intocritical social research.
21 He and I had two fish apiece
22 I think you can get through the first two chapters.
23 Two names were selected by drawing lots
24 We were two months behind schedule, and already over budget.
25 I asked one or two of the stallholders about it.
26 The marriage had lasted for less than two years
27 The two countries resumed normal diplomatic relations
28 Two out of every three Britons already own a video recorder
29 I saw three camp beds, two of which were occupied.
30 In this trial two essential elements must be proven: motive andopportunity.