set vs sit

set sit

Definitions

  • 1) Mathematics A collection of distinct elements having specific common properties.
  • 2) The collective receiving apparatus assembled to operate a radio or television.
  • 3) A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used.
  • 4) The entire enclosure in which a movie is filmed; the sound stage.
  • 5) An offensive formation in football or basketball.
  • 6) A group of books or periodicals published as a unit.
  • 7) A group of persons sharing a common interest.
  • 8) A group of games constituting one division or unit of a match, as in tennis.
  • 9) The music so played.
  • 10) The scenery constructed for a theatrical performance.
  • 11) A number of couples required for participation in a square dance.
  • 12) A session of music, typically dance music, played before an intermission.
  • 13) The movements constituting a square dance.
  • 14) To arrange scenery on (a theater stage).
  • 15) To arrange for the consumption of a meal.
  • 16) To adjust (an instrument or device) to a specific point or calibration.
  • 17) To direct or focus (one's desires or hopes, for example) on a certain thing.
  • 18) To cause or assign (someone) to undertake an action or perform a service.
  • 19) To position (oneself) so as to be ready to do something, such as start running a race.
  • 20) To put in a specified position or arrangement; place.
  • 21) To cause (a hook) to become fixed in a fish's mouth.
  • 22) Sports To pass (a volleyball), usually with the fingertips, in an arc close to the net so that a teammate can drive it over the net.
  • 23) To apply equipment, such as curlers and clips, to (hair) in order to style.
  • 24) To cause to begin an action.
  • 25) To restore to a proper and normal state when dislocated or broken.
  • 26) To put into a stable or fixed position, as.
  • 27) Nautical To spread open to the wind.
  • 28) To prepare (a trap) for catching prey.
  • 29) To adjust (a saw) by deflecting the teeth.
  • 30) To put in a mounting; mount.
  • 31) To incite to hostile feeling or action.
  • 32) To appoint, establish, or determine, as.
  • 33) To cause to be in proper, useful, or working condition, as.
  • 34) To arrange (type) into words and sentences preparatory to printing; compose.
  • 35) To compose (music) to fit a given text.
  • 36) To apply jewels to; stud.
  • 37) To write (words) to fit a given melodic line.
  • 38) To position or secure so as to be fixed or immobile.
  • 39) To put into a specified state.
  • 40) To transpose (text, for example) into type.
  • 41) To concentrate or direct (one's mind or attention, for example) on a purpose or goal.
  • 42) To declare or demonstrate (a precedent or standard, for instance).

Definitions

  • 1) The way in which an article of clothing, such as a dress or jacket, fits.
  • 2) The act of sitting.
  • 3) A period of time spent sitting.
  • 4) A subsidence or fall of the roof of a coal-mine.
  • 5) To cause to sit; seat.
  • 6) To keep watch or take care of a child.
  • 7) Chiefly British To take an examination, as for a degree.
  • 8) To be situated or located.
  • 9) To blow from a particular direction. Used of the wind.
  • 10) To rest with the torso vertical and the body supported on the buttocks.
  • 11) To rest with the hindquarters lowered onto a supporting surface. Used of animals.
  • 12) To pose for an artist or photographer.
  • 13) To remain inactive or unused.
  • 14) To lie or rest.
  • 15) To be agreeable to one; please.
  • 16) To keep one's seat on (an animal).
  • 17) To affect one with or as if with a burden; weigh.
  • 18) To occupy a seat as a member of a body of officials.
  • 19) To fit, fall, or drape in a specified manner.
  • 20) To perch. Used of birds.
  • 21) To cover eggs for hatching; brood.
  • 22) To provide seating accommodation for.
  • 23) To be in session.
  • 24) To sit on (eggs) for the purpose of hatching.
  • 25) (sit on (one's) hands) To fail to act.
  • 26) (sit tight) To be patient and await the next move.
  • 27) (sit pretty) To be in a very favorable position.

Examples

  • 1) They pay a fixed amount of interest for a set period.
  • 2) They used slings of rope to lower us from one strong set of arms to another.
  • 3) The course set me up well for employment.
  • 4) When the audience calls something out it sets me off on another anecdote.
  • 5) The film is set at the funeral of a family man.
  • 6) set up your group members for success by giving them what they need to lead well.
  • 7) You could work together when you set up a bar in the sun.
  • 8) Only the permanent presence of two bodyguards sets him apart from his peers.
  • 9) You are bored so find some new interests and set some new goals.
  • 10) He can reset his mind and his body and set some new challenges.
  • 11) The brothers were held in handcuffs for ten minutes before being set free.
  • 12) When reading a set of numbers it pays to keep in mind how they have been compiled.
  • 13) We actually built part of the set for it.
  • 14) Superior brawn will set the stage for their brains to decide it.
  • 15) Whether one knowledge and skill set had equal value to another was in itself a value judgment.
  • 16) When there is a housing shortage, prices are set by what buyers can afford.
  • 17) There was certainly no shortage of cheers at the end of his band 's opening set.
  • 18) Within a month we'd cobbled together a set and played a couple of parties but nobody fancied singing.
  • 19) If we remember that the extension of a concept is something like the set of objects that fall under the concept, then we could replace Frege's talk of ˜extensions™ by talk of ˜sets™ and use the following ˜set notation™ to refer to the set of objects that when added to 4 yield 5 and the set of objects that when added to 22 yield 5, respectively:
  • 20) According to naïve set theory, the functional expression ˜set of™ is indeed characterized by a putative abstraction principle.
  • 21) In some parts of Bavaria such bushes are set up also at the houses of newly-married pairs, and the practice is only omitted if the wife is near her confinement; for in that case they say that the husband has “set up a May-bush for himself.
  • 22) That looks at the * first item* in the selection set [index number 0], and then * removes it from the set* when it's done, and goes back and looks at the first item in what's left.
  • 23) Remember when you could set the default Internet settings (e.g. home page, mail account settings) in one place and any savvy Mac app could get or * set* them transparently?
  • 24) This code, along with some of its context in the file action_controller / routing / route_set. rb (from Rails version 2.1.1), is listed below. class Routeset class Mapper def initialize (set) @set = set end def connect (path, options = {}) @set. add_route (path, options) end end def draw clear! yield Mapper. new (self) named_routes. install end def add_route (path, options = {})
  • 25) This code, along with some of its context in the file action_controller / routing / route_set. rb (from Rails version 2.1.1), is listed below. class Routeset class Mapper def initialize (set) @set = set end def connect (path, options = ) @set. add_route (path, options) end end def draw clear! yield Mapper. new (self) named_routes. install end def add_route (path, options = )
  • 26) [_He points to the sky, set thick with brilliant stars, the moon having already set_.
  • 27) The term set point is often used to describe a physiological version of that same mechanism that controls our body temperature, weight, or any one of many other types of bodily homeostasis.
  • 28) ‘Teddy suddenly stood, setting his coffee cup onto the tray as Christopher and Sara looked to him.’
  • 29) ‘She stood up after setting her tea cup down on a coaster and walked to the coffee table.’
  • 30) ‘Then she stood to set the dish with its few remaining crumbs back on the tray.’
  • 31) ‘He stood up, setting his half-empty mug of cooling coffee down on the table.’
  • 32) ‘David made it fast, took his feet off the desk and stood up, setting the toe of his right shoe on a small lever under his carpet.’
  • 33) ‘She then suddenly stood up and set her empty plate and cup near her handbag here.’
  • 34) ‘She stood on the chair and set the vase at one corner of the top of the cabinet.’
  • 35) ‘This time, she looked at her watch and stood up, setting money on the table top.’
  • 36) ‘He stood, setting his wine glass down on the coffee table and taking a long drag of his cigarette.’
  • 37) ‘Jeremy slides into his chair and Kasey sets the bucket with a dull thud on the floor.’
  • 38) ‘She sat down in her designated chair and pulled out her cello, setting her sheet music on the stand and then tuning her instrument.’
  • 39) ‘He sat down and Blair pulled his chair closer, setting his coffee cup on the edge of the desk.’
  • 40) ‘I stood slowly off of my bed, pushing my sheets off of my legs and setting my coffee mug on my desk.’
  • 41) ‘She sets the rest of her bagel down and stands up to face Brian.’
  • 42) ‘Alex took her by the arm and led her across the course to where he had set his observation station.’
  • 43) ‘She stood up and nodded, opening her briefcase and setting the valuable papers inside then closing it up with a click.’
  • 44) ‘She put a can under the tap, filling it, dumping it, and setting it top-down on the counter next to the sink.’
  • 45) ‘Brushing myself, off I stood up and untied the baby carrier setting the baby and carrier on the table.’
  • 46) ‘I shook my head, setting one of the cans on the nearest piece of furniture, and opened the other.’
  • 47) ‘She set the book down on the table next to it and walked over to one of the shelves.’
  • 48) ‘Santa Barbara is set among rolling hills and vineyards that were beautifully captured in the film Sideways.’
  • 49) ‘The holiday village is about four miles from Penrith and set among more than 400 acres of woodland and lakes.’
  • 50) ‘The tasteful and triangular green is set bang in the middle of the large village.’
  • 51) ‘An arc of deep locks, set among lawns, lowers it at last to join its western river.’
  • 52) ‘They will stay the night in the village of Gite, before heading on to Tamda, set among white rocks.’
  • 53) ‘But he sets the film's first act here, and it's obvious where his sympathies lie.’
  • 54) ‘The seventeenth century Oxford where the crime writer sets his substantial historical novel is in some ways very similar to Morson's city.’
  • 55) ‘By setting the film at this time and place, he illustrated that Sade's fantasies had in fact become a horrifying reality.’
  • 56) ‘The director chose his season well in setting Turning Paige near the end of winter.’
  • 57) ‘If it provides some anxiousness in the viewer why not set the film there.’
  • 58) ‘But it is perhaps the only choice for Mulan in the specific historical context in which the author sets the story.’
  • 59) ‘If the film wasn't set almost 70 years after abolition, you could almost buy it.’
  • 60) ‘Her films are set very much in the present, and their focus is microscopic.’
  • 61) ‘The film will be set and shot in Beijing and in the wealthy southern city of Shenzhen.’
  • 62) ‘The film is actually set just over one weekend in the characters' lives.’
  • 63) ‘The film is set during the 1930s, at an unnamed school, a thinly disguised version of Eton.’
  • 64) ‘The film is set at a time when an abrupt climate change has cataclysmic consequences for the entire planet.’
  • 65) ‘Mill Road, where the story is set, is far from the research and learning that goes on way beyond.’
  • 66) ‘You'll even be able to state where you'd prefer a story to be set: in a mythical or a real place.’
  • 67) ‘The movie is set against the backdrop of Apollo 11's landing on the moon.’
  • 68) ‘It stands to reason that had the series been set today, Laura would have had a weblog, not a diary.’
  • 69) ‘His last film, Dirty Pretty Things, was set among London's exploited illegal immigrants.’
  • 70) ‘It's a very funny black comedy of manners set among the south London demimonde.’
  • 71) ‘On his right wrist he wore the silver bracelet set with lapis stones, and on each of his little fingers, the gold rings.’
  • 72) ‘The diamonds have been set close to each other to give them a solitaire look.’
  • 73) ‘She kept the original, which was set into a tiepin for my father in law.’
  • 74) ‘The names were set in 6-point type to fit in the six panels for publication on Sunday, May 30.’
  • 75) ‘Let your child help with meals by choosing foods, preparing food and setting the table.’
  • 76) ‘He opened the door for her and ushered her outside where a wrought iron table was set for a meal.’
  • 77) ‘I should have asked if he thinks setting a proper table takes no talent!’
  • 78) ‘Luckily, Robin came back and informed us that the table had been set and it was time to dig in.’
  • 79) ‘The large glass dining room table has been meticulously set by Renate, the maid.’
  • 80) ‘Dinner was to be in the Monarch Room where the dinner tables were so elegantly set.’
  • 81) ‘Ryan laughed a little and then stood up, and we walked downstairs to find Loretta setting the table.’
  • 82) ‘Jim missed the days before Beth had gotten married and stopped setting the table, though he knew it was peevish of him.’
  • 83) ‘Mathilde subsequently tried, to no avail, to encourage him to use one of her dramas as the basis for an opera, or at least to set her poems to music.’
  • 84) ‘Time and time again I asked myself why I had returned to set religious texts to choral music.’
  • 85) ‘This fascinating CD draws on the talents of composers who have set his poetry to music, interspersed with readings from his works.’
  • 86) ‘A friend of his asked him to set her poem to music, and he has done so really well!’
  • 87) ‘If you take a distinguished poem and set it to magnificent music you can make a beautiful song.’
  • 88) ‘But setting show-stoppers to rock music has its own pitfalls.’
  • 89) ‘Even though I enjoy setting pictures to music my kids listen to at school, I have a couple of much bigger projects in the works.’
  • 90) ‘The trouble starts when he sets them to music without the full support and musical ideas of his colleagues.’
  • 91) ‘The song-poem companies put little notices in magazines, offering to set your words to music.’
  • 92) ‘Dylan set words to music in a way that no one had done before.’
  • 93) ‘You may e-mail it without encryption, post it on a web site or set it to music and sing about it at your favorite coffee shop.’
  • 94) ‘But its author, Thomas Bracken, may have had very different sentiments when he wrote it, some time before it was set to music in 1876.’
  • 95) ‘The song was slow, quiet, the notes stringing together perfectly to form a peaceful melody, one that left him wondering what words could be set to such beautiful music.’
  • 96) ‘Many such lyrics were set to music, the basic unit being of three beats, which appeared suddenly in 1150.’
  • 97) ‘You could even speed it up and set it to rinky-dink piano music.’
  • 98) ‘The four verses have been set to the music of an ancient harp.’
  • 99) ‘Although some carols can trace their roots back to the early 16th century, the winner was set to music less than 100 years ago.’
  • 100) ‘The moral may have become muddled over the centuries, but the music the story is set to remains wonderful.’
  • 101) ‘The process of setting them to music started in 2001 and the recording began in 2002.’
  • 102) ‘Now we can wring a bit more out of an idea, by setting it to music.’
  • 103) ‘Plants set too deep or too shallow may start growth but will lack vigor and may die.’
  • 104) ‘The sailor merrily trotted off to go and do something else, possibly ease a downhaul or help set a sail.’
  • 105) ‘It is hard to get going again, hard to get the sails up and set them after the beatings we got.’
  • 106) ‘Being no flimsy dinghy, this sailboat required a lot of muscle to set so much sail.’
  • 107) ‘The troops were on their way home a little earlier than planned, and the hostage has been set free.’
  • 108) ‘Enormous plumes of choking black smoke fill the sky where the oil has been set alight.’
  • 109) ‘I write the opening paragraph, which sets everything into motion.’
  • 110) ‘Hotel staff have told Scotland on Sunday that the man can be seen with matches deliberately setting the curtain ablaze.’
  • 111) ‘Then set everyone else free to save or spend to their heart's desire.’
  • 112) ‘The setting sun set the haze aglow like icy blood, and Rupert gave a shiver.’
  • 113) ‘They say if you love somebody than you have got to set them free.’
  • 114) ‘But it is also interesting how much a single leader can set in motion.’
  • 115) ‘The masses of flesh, once set in motion, were hard to stop.’
  • 116) ‘The sound of her voice and the look in her eyes set his body aflame.’
  • 117) ‘When Carlos ordered him out of his house, he returned and set it aflame.’
  • 118) ‘I'm very honored in my position to set music in motion and to help guide it through with the orchestra.’
  • 119) ‘In those circumstances, it is right that the parties should bear our costs of setting the matter right and putting a proper factual position before the court.’
  • 120) ‘But it hasn't stopped them setting the new media world on fire.’
  • 121) ‘Rather, being divorced has set both him and his wife free to do whatever they want.’
  • 122) ‘The felled timber and leaves are piled high in 1km rows as far as the eye can see, ready to be set alight.’
  • 123) ‘Her heart needed to be set at rest over whether she would ever see him face to face or not.’
  • 124) ‘They set the stage afire with their foot movements.’
  • 125) ‘Police believe dissidents deliberately set the car ablaze in the knowledge that someone would contact the emergency services.’
  • 126) ‘Maybe they know I don't know and are setting me adrift purposely.’
  • 127) ‘Goods being offered at ultra-low prices should always set alarm bells ringing.’
  • 128) ‘The rising oil price is setting pulses racing among economists.’
  • 129) ‘He turns a phrase that sets you thinking.’
  • 130) ‘This in turn sets me thinking about the contrast between his domestic style and his current foreign policy.’
  • 131) ‘There is just one thing that sometimes sets me thinking: amid all the rush and fuss do we ever think of why Easter is so important?’
  • 132) ‘Another has just opened this week at Hawes which is what set me thinking about this stretch between Colne and Skipton.’
  • 133) ‘His entry on his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has set me thinking.’
  • 134) ‘This set me thinking about whether you could have a comedy without jokes.’
  • 135) ‘That set him thinking on how he was able to string his successes time and again.’
  • 136) ‘It was what the soldiers at the airport said about their wives that set me thinking about this.’
  • 137) ‘So that set me thinking, who would be my top five players to have hailed from these great British Isles.’
  • 138) ‘You may well ask what set me thinking of those teams and days of long ago and the answer is simple.’
  • 139) ‘These two events set me to thinking why the two sports attract such different types of behaviour.’
  • 140) ‘It however set one of my table mates to engage in the unusual act of thinking.’
  • 141) ‘It was the coming of the new Millennium that set him to thinking about writing a book.’
  • 142) ‘She sets herself ‘tasks’, and likes to do them in the morning before going to work.’
  • 143) ‘None of the tasks these men set themselves could be described as easy.’
  • 144) ‘His players, those he inherited and those he has acquired, have passed every character test they have been set.’
  • 145) ‘Therefore, he set himself the task of righting those things he considered to be wrong.’
  • 146) ‘However I had set myself a task to at least try to remove the old writer's block which had been looming over me.’
  • 147) ‘You set yourself a task that isn't anything that you've been explicitly asked to do, nor told that you can do, and you try it out.’
  • 148) ‘Recently a group of students was discussing an essay they had been set for an English test.’
  • 149) ‘He has set himself the task of writing an album about all fifty states in America.’
  • 150) ‘She sets herself the impossible task of trying to prove this to us in a mere six episodes.’
  • 151) ‘The task you have been set is to use any of the materials found on the tables in front of you to make me an object.’
  • 152) ‘The problem is, having set himself this task, Lucas then doesn't follow it through.’
  • 153) ‘Writing down the story of my life as it happens is an interesting task I set myself.’
  • 154) ‘The children have now been set the task of designing a new garden around Mr Jordan's tree.’
  • 155) ‘It is a courageous choice in which he sets himself two tasks.’
  • 156) ‘Hundreds of university hopefuls may be set picture puzzle tests before they are allowed on degree courses.’
  • 157) ‘The children are given a bag full of scrap material and then are set the task of making their own robot.’
  • 158) ‘She joined a running club and began setting herself targets.’
  • 159) ‘Thus the object which the inventor sets himself is achieved in an elegant way.’
  • 160) ‘So I set myself a program of losing weight and getting rid of the spare tyre around the waist.’
  • 161) ‘I can set myself little goals and work to getting back into the side as soon as possible.’
  • 162) ‘I felt it would benefit me personally in all future games to set an example and not set such a dangerous precedent.’
  • 163) ‘It would set a precedent the whole of football would have to follow.’
  • 164) ‘Resourcefulness is their trait and she says the example her father has set is a constant influence.’
  • 165) ‘I hold out hope that our response will be measured and set a better example than previously.’
  • 166) ‘So what sort of example are we setting for children?’
  • 167) ‘What kind of an example are you setting for our community?’
  • 168) ‘She's deeply troubled by the company's effect on the economy as a whole and the example it sets for other employers.’
  • 169) ‘It not only implies ignoring the law, which he has violated, but what example have we set?’
  • 170) ‘But it's not for me and it's not a good example to set for easily influenced girls.’
  • 171) ‘She replied that she'd obviously missed it, but that maybe I ought to set more of an example.’
  • 172) ‘I frequently refer back to what she taught me and the example she set for all of us.’
  • 173) ‘With the examples set at the top by the people in real power, it makes local behaviour very mundane.’
  • 174) ‘I'm not sure this sets such a bad precedent, frankly.’
  • 175) ‘Yet any errant athlete will now be entitled to conclude that a precedent has been set.’
  • 176) ‘Since the Congress party is led by a woman, it's in a unique position to set an example.’
  • 177) ‘The center now stood out from the rest of the gym, setting an impossible precedent for any of the other volunteers to follow.’
  • 178) ‘Besides hooking up with all the hot skater guys, do you think your character sets a positive example for girl skaters?’
  • 179) ‘He could have led the rebuilding effort, setting a positive example and giving the team a chance to win every fifth day.’
  • 180) ‘We must stop setting them a bad example by following policies that are unnecessary, and cruel.’
  • 181) ‘Historians of WWII have largely focused on women setting precedents and being able to join the boys in moving into paid wartime work.’
  • 182) ‘In June another record will be set when five car carriers dock here - the most ever for any one month.’
  • 183) ‘He is a special player and setting a World Cup record is a marvellous achievement.’
  • 184) ‘He won by a convincing eight shots and also set a new scoring record for his age division.’
  • 185) ‘Were there new records to be set or would old records still hold their own?’
  • 186) ‘They lost two more times, setting a record for the worst start in the proud franchise's 38-year history.’
  • 187) ‘The Angels and Dodgers, in fact, are on the verge of setting a record this year for the most combined attendance in one market.’
  • 188) ‘For the past few years, most of the media have tried to make him something he's not, just because he is setting records.’
  • 189) ‘He finally ended that last week by stealing four, setting the franchise record of 59.’
  • 190) ‘She had been in flight for the best part of 45 minutes, and records were being set.’
  • 191) ‘It's not as prestigious as setting a record for batting average or home runs, but he says he would take pride in it because it's another way to get on base.’
  • 192) ‘I fancied myself a long jumper in those days, setting the record at my school.’
  • 193) ‘That they are even close to setting a defensive record is testament to their turn-around in fortunes this season.’
  • 194) ‘In doing so, they avoided setting a new club record for the wrong reasons.’
  • 195) ‘So I did, and in seventh grade I ended up setting a school record.’
  • 196) ‘It is hoped that a new world record will be set with thirteen threshing mills operating at once.’
  • 197) ‘This piece sets a record of frustration for me, personally.’
  • 198) ‘Yorkshire millionaires are said to be vying for an apartment thought to set a price record for the Sheffield.’
  • 199) ‘But in recent years her paintings have set record prices for Latin American art.’
  • 200) ‘Yesterday marked the sixth day in a row of oil prices setting a new record.’
  • 201) ‘Stock prices pulled back slightly after setting new highs earlier.’
  • 202) ‘The meeting will take place towards the end of the month although at the time of going to press no firm date has been set.’
  • 203) ‘To prevent an administrative nightmare, no single date has been set for the changeover.’
  • 204) ‘No date has been set for the introduction of the rule change which is being recommended by council advisors.’
  • 205) ‘The couple have already set the location for their wedding and now all that's left for them to do is set an exact date.’
  • 206) ‘The meeting ended with Wednesday May 5 being set as the date of the next monthly meeting.’
  • 207) ‘The matter was due to be determined by the Licensing Sub-Committee in August but no date had yet been set for the meeting.’
  • 208) ‘No date has been set for a final decision, but they are waiting for neighbours such as Dorset and Portsmouth to catch up.’
  • 209) ‘No date has yet been set for the trial or for a preliminary hearing.’
  • 210) ‘He will be sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court at a date yet to be set.’
  • 211) ‘He said no date has been set, but it could be heard within the next few weeks.’
  • 212) ‘The matter is likely to be the subject of a public hearing over the summer, although no date has been set.’
  • 213) ‘At the time of going to print no firm date had yet been set for the meeting.’
  • 214) ‘All three have been granted stays of execution and are awaiting dates to be set for their appeals.’
  • 215) ‘No date has yet been set for the court martial or a preliminary hearing.’
  • 216) ‘No dates have been set for hearings as yet, although it is believed that further activity may be imminent.’
  • 217) ‘It has now been rescheduled for some time next month but no specific date has yet been set.’
  • 218) ‘An inquest should provide answers, but no date has yet been set for the hearing.’
  • 219) ‘A Council spokesman said no date had been set yet for the application to be heard.’
  • 220) ‘An official date has been set for the opening of Maldon's Combined Military Services Museum.’
  • 221) ‘Now that the date has been set and the ring given, the upcoming royal wedding is shaping up to be unlike any other.’
  • 222) ‘Clearly it is important therefore for you to liaise with your client to ensure the Credit Limit is set at a realistic level.’
  • 223) ‘This will execute or abandon the trade automatically within price and time limits set by the user.’
  • 224) ‘The difference is that the government sets a lower limit to the movement of wages and also mandates working conditions and other benefits that are the same for everyone.’
  • 225) ‘Remember to have fun and always set yourself a betting limit that you don't exceed.’
  • 226) ‘For example, the estimated time limit could be set at five days and the cost per night at £200.’
  • 227) ‘If you're selling your home, setting the right asking price can make all the difference.’
  • 228) ‘This difference sets the lower limit on the energy required to produce an alternative fuel.’
  • 229) ‘The speed limits have been set with the benefit of knowledge of road conditions and minimum stopping distances.’
  • 230) ‘Animals will be on view prior to the auction and reserve prices have been set.’
  • 231) ‘Prices should be set at greater than or equal to long-run marginal separable cost for each product.’
  • 232) ‘Reserve prices will be set following valuation on the morning of the auction on May 8.’
  • 233) ‘At the outset, Williams sets three important limits.’
  • 234) ‘It's the same thing, people deliberately setting prices and inflating charges and stealing our money.’
  • 235) ‘Speed limits must be set according to the road hierarchy, and people must understand why it has to be so.’
  • 236) ‘It cannot be protected through setting clearly defined limits to what can or cannot be said - however generous those limits might seem.’
  • 237) ‘So far, there has been little interest in setting finer limits because the procedure is awkward and expensive to manage.’
  • 238) ‘In this position Saturn, which sets limits and restrictions, often creates health issues, particularly as Saturn rules your body.’
  • 239) ‘If you want people to stop evading fares, stop using your monopoly to set prices so ridiculously high.’
  • 240) ‘It's the only time when the owners of the business can set a preferred disposal price.’
  • 241) ‘Average speeds in terms of upper and lower limits were set for applying a penalty system.’
  • 242) ‘You could set your clock or watch with Pat as he drove his herd in our out of the parlour to pasture morning and evening.’
  • 243) ‘Adelaide is the principal city of the state of South Australia (where one sets one's watch back half an hour when crossing the border).’
  • 244) ‘Simply put, if you see the dawn, your biological clock sets itself to morning.’
  • 245) ‘Then, at three minutes past the hour, the digital clock blinked and set itself back exactly one hour.’
  • 246) ‘In a fit of organisation this morning, we've been running around setting all the clocks.’
  • 247) ‘Incorrectly set clocks on some infected computers explain why the virus is continuing to circulate.’
  • 248) ‘I think my alarm clock is set for 5.30 am, so I'd better get my head down for an early night.’
  • 249) ‘I mean, just what do you do when there is no longer the need to set the alarm clock - and the days stretch ahead of you?’
  • 250) ‘My eyes must have been more tired than I realised last night and I set the alarm clock for the wrong time.’
  • 251) ‘My bag is packed, my valuables stashed with friends, and the alarm clock is set.’
  • 252) ‘I woke up when he was about to join me, at which point one host was setting an alarm clock for two hours later and the other host was playing music rather loudly.’
  • 253) ‘It turns out men and women can set the alarm clock or preset some radio stations with equal ease.’
  • 254) ‘And all good operations involve setting a trap, not trying to get to a necessarily predetermined conclusion.’
  • 255) ‘It also had Renault's automatic parking brake, which sets itself when you switch off the engine and releases itself when you drive away.’
  • 256) ‘The door at the other side of the room is twin to the one through which she entered, and she sets the bolt there almost simultaneously with seeing it.’
  • 257) ‘Kids are encouraged to set Windows Update to automatically download and install patches.’
  • 258) ‘If you click on a door, and if the door is locked, then the menu would show options for bashing the door, picking the lock of the door, or setting a mine to blow open the door.’
  • 259) ‘If any one of those switches had been set the other way, he would still be alive and fitting fire alarms to Kilburn.’
  • 260) ‘In the past all I had to do was just set the oven temperature and the length of time I wanted to cook.’
  • 261) ‘However, I never touched these controls, which were set by the workers who had used the machine before me.’
  • 262) ‘Scaling, sense of rotation and preset values can be set via the bus, together with code and cycle times.’
  • 263) ‘The AquaGate's fan can be controlled by setting one of three speeds.’
  • 264) ‘It tastes fine but I over boiled it and it has set almost rock solid.’
  • 265) ‘Oh, and if you want a new building material, try having cereal and yogurt, because all the fluid goes into the cereal and the rest of the yogurt sets solid.’
  • 266) ‘Once set, you hardened them in the airing cupboard and painted them with the stuff that was supplied.’
  • 267) ‘When cooked, the filling should have set like a custard and have a smooth shiny surface.’
  • 268) ‘Oddly enough, it is this very latex that prevents gelatin from setting when combined with figs.’
  • 269) ‘The other type - often set with gelatine or jelly - are to my mind not even worthy of the name cheesecake.’
  • 270) ‘When mixed into a slurry with water it sets rapidly into a uniform, solid, inert mass.’
  • 271) ‘Cover and refrigerate overnight until the natural gelatin sets.’
  • 272) ‘Globular proteins partly unravel and become tangled, causing them to solidify, as when egg white sets.’
  • 273) ‘Finally, as the concrete further sets or stiffens, troweling operations begin, if required.’
  • 274) ‘Made from icing sugar and egg whites, royal icing sets like concrete.’
  • 275) ‘That's why you shouldn't use it in making gelatin - the enzymes prevent it from setting.’
  • 276) ‘Symptomatic clinical problems usually are a result of an exothermic reaction that occurs as the bone cement sets.’
  • 277) ‘Composite cavity-filling materials today have a tendency to shrink and even leak over time as the polymer cracks due to the stresses and becomes more rigid as it sets.’
  • 278) ‘Charlie read how to set a broken leg and wilted at the thought of doing that to Jo.’
  • 279) ‘This was operated on but there was a problem setting the bone and when it failed to heal properly, he had to have it done again.’
  • 280) ‘The surgeon breaks the displaced bone and sets it into a better position.’
  • 281) ‘Plastic surgery, bone setting and cesarean sections were routinely practiced with great success.’
  • 282) ‘Some traditional medical practitioners use herbal medicines and set broken bones.’
  • 283) ‘Despite all the medical advances and cool new colours, setting broken bones is still a pretty primitive process.’
  • 284) ‘One woman's broken thigh bone had been badly set, leaving her left leg at least three inches shorter than her right.’
  • 285) ‘In the UK there is a long tradition of using the plant as a medical treatment, particularly in Scotland where it was used as an ointment for bone setting.’
  • 286) ‘By that time, the bones had set, so doctors had to break the bones again in order to permit a proper resetting.’
  • 287) ‘When he glanced back at the corner, jaw setting, she laid her hand on his arm.’
  • 288) ‘Following my faint shadow across the tan carpet and up to my feet then leisurely climbing to my face until our eyes meet, the enemy noticeably tenses and her jaw sets.’
  • 289) ‘His jaw sets and he doesn't respond, and I know he knows that was a mean thing for him to say, but I also know he isn't going to apologise.’
  • 290) ‘Their face tightens immediately; their features fall, the jaw sets and the arms cross.’
  • 291) ‘I sat in the soccer field gazing up at the sky as the sun was setting and a new moon was rising.’
  • 292) ‘The sun was setting over the horizon, and the skies were stained with faint pinks and lavenders and blues.’
  • 293) ‘Slowly she began to draw a wolf on a cliff looking down on the land below with the sun setting.’
  • 294) ‘When she got back, the sun was gradually setting below the treetops.’
  • 295) ‘She stared at the sun setting over the ocean and the moon rising next to the sun, just like she did every night.’
  • 296) ‘The sky will be bright when the moon first rises as the sun does not set until a few minutes later.’
  • 297) ‘The sun was setting briskly over the shimmering ocean horizon.’
  • 298) ‘On the rooftop, with the sun setting over the maze of narrow streets below them, they practice their one finished song before the show.’
  • 299) ‘Suddenly she stopped in her tracks and turned to the horizon where the sun was setting.’
  • 300) ‘Her eyes were focused straight ahead on the horizon where the sun would set at any minute.’
  • 301) ‘We sat in silence until the sun had set and stars began to appear in the gradually darkening sky.’
  • 302) ‘The group moved in silence till the sun began setting behind the mountains.’
  • 303) ‘There are some questions that can only be asked after the sun has set and the stars have come out.’
  • 304) ‘The sun was setting, a reminder of the last sunset Solomon had seen.’
  • 305) ‘This is the view from The Coven Bedroom Window on Boxing Day morning - that's the moon setting.’
  • 306) ‘Audiences could look forward to a glorious summer's evening, with the sun setting behind the abbey.’
  • 307) ‘The sun was setting behind the massive new bridge that was being built a few miles away, and the sky had burst into varying colors of reds and oranges.’
  • 308) ‘By the time they got back to the resort, the sun was setting.’
  • 309) ‘The sun was setting and Roy sat down beside her on the bench.’
  • 310) ‘It looked so beautiful with the sun setting at the top of it.’
  • 311) ‘He was arrested last week for allegedly setting the fire.’
  • 312) ‘Have you ever heard of him throwing televisions out of the hotel windows and setting fires and doing this and that?’
  • 313) ‘He has, apparently burst out of a burning building, from a fire he set himself.’
  • 314) ‘I suppose if I got to that point, would I start setting fires so that I could document the result?’
  • 315) ‘Protesters set fires at points outside the fence, tearing it down in at least one place.’
  • 316) ‘He produced photographs of vacant houses and said people were going into them and setting fires in them.’
  • 317) ‘Migrant workers set fires to burn off the wild plants so they can plant vegetables.’
  • 318) ‘They might even have set fires: if so, this would be by far the oldest proven fire use in Britain.’
  • 319) ‘People were panicking, breaking windows, setting fires - anything to try to get someone's attention from the outside.’
  • 320) ‘People are even setting fires deliberately and calling them out simply in order that they can attack them.’
  • 321) ‘During the past two days, residents have been setting fires on the streets to highlight deplorable living conditions.’
  • 322) ‘They were hurling things at police and occasionally even setting fires.’
  • 323) ‘The energy the gun was storing starts to leak out, setting fires off all over the surface of the ship.’
  • 324) ‘Since childhood, he's always had a passion for setting fires and creating fire.’
  • 325) ‘Both burials appear to have involved ceremonies which included setting fires and placing offerings.’
  • 326) ‘Community studies suggest that a large number of children have set fires at some time in their life.’
  • 327) ‘Hand-pollinated flowers always set fruit whilst unpollinated flowers did not form any capsules.’
  • 328) ‘The tree sets heavy crops of medium to large fruits.’
  • 329) ‘Other authors, have also reported low fractions of flowers setting fruit in pepper.’
  • 330) ‘A mature plant produces 50-100 branches and sets a few hundred fruits that mature in 4-6 weeks.’
  • 331) ‘Training is important because it allows you to control how the plant grows, how many fruits it sets, and when.’
  • 332) ‘It's curious that as many pods as my vine sets, I never see seedlings pop up in the garden.’
  • 333) ‘Fertilize during the growing season, but to avoid excessive vegetative growth and fewer blooms, do not overapply nitrogen after the first fruit sets.’
  • 334) ‘He applies a third of each plant's yearly allotment before spring growth starts and the rest after fruit sets.’
  • 335) ‘Alex rang in with problem tomatoes - he had good flowers but the fruit is not setting.’
  • 336) ‘Get them in now because you want them to flower and the fruit to set before it gets too hot.’
  • 337) ‘Once the flowers have been pollinated and the fruit has begun to set, marrow plants require copious amounts of water.’
  • 338) ‘Fertilize your garden before planting tomatoes and again when the fruit first sets.’
  • 339) ‘Simply cut the heads in July and August before the flower sets seeds.’
  • 340) ‘Before it sets seeds, Mike digs every last bit of the plant from the soil, then lays it in the sun for a couple of days.’
  • 341) ‘Where flowers had formerly held forth with a cheerful kaleidoscope of petals, plants were now busily setting seeds.’
  • 342) ‘She had several picnic tables setting out in the yard and the grill was setting nearby too.’
  • 343) ‘Let set for a few minutes, then pour a kettle of boiling water down the drain to flush it.’
  • 344) ‘Some of the toys are considered highly collectable and a full set of toys from the range is highly prized.’
  • 345) ‘Of the last six Christmasses I've spent at home I've collected a full set of the presents I wanted.’
  • 346) ‘Riders would be booked by phone and arrive with a spare set of protective clothes and crash helmet.’
  • 347) ‘There were also three other full sets of clothes that had been in the suitcase, but none were clean.’
  • 348) ‘Each somatic cell contains a full set of chromosomes, whereas sex cells only contain half.’
  • 349) ‘Apparently, none of you know anything about being a parent of a child who collects sets of toys.’
  • 350) ‘Because the batteries in question are standard AAs, I can buy them cheaply, and I can get spare sets and replacements easily.’
  • 351) ‘They have a great toy selection, but they insist on grouping things together into sets, so you can't buy individual figures.’
  • 352) ‘We could transmit it by a set of abridged accounts, with a full set of accounts available on the website.’
  • 353) ‘Shoppers bustled by, some with the full set of designer carrier bags, others with only a bemused frown.’
  • 354) ‘All the trails will be available to collect on a set of cards to accompany the series, enabling you to enjoy them again.’
  • 355) ‘He said he had contacted the printing company and was satisfied that it had produced a full set of ballot packs.’
  • 356) ‘And one of the richest countries in the world didn't even have the decency to give these kids a new set of clothes.’
  • 357) ‘In fact we have separate sets of basic, yet essential, equipment, which are sent to each of the three races.’
  • 358) ‘Fortunately, there were spare sets of clothing for each age.’
  • 359) ‘If hoisting equipment is available, the shipping containers may contain several sets of such elements but it should also be possible to offload these elements by hand.’
  • 360) ‘The company also has floor-mat sets at £45 and boot liners from £22.50.’
  • 361) ‘At last the two governments have issued a set of proposals for the restarting of the political process.’
  • 362) ‘Anyone interested in sponsoring a set of jerseys please contact any committee member.’
  • 363) ‘But cramming the beautiful game onto a set of joypad buttons has always meant compromise.’
  • 364) ‘Looking for old spanners and fondue sets isn't the main reason for my contemplative melancholia.’
  • 365) ‘Although we knew the tone of the evening when someone forgot the caldron and we had to make do with a fondue set.’
  • 366) ‘Most fondue sets have six to eight forks included.’
  • 367) ‘The boot, too, is large enough to carry two sets of golf clubs.’
  • 368) ‘Soccer balls and volleyball sets are on their way to East Timor.’
  • 369) ‘Also listed are bread makers, pasta makers and fondue sets.’
  • 370) ‘He has extra sets of golf clubs for both men and women and a selection of golf shoes in various sizes.’
  • 371) ‘It boasts a ski rental of over 400 sets of equipment, including snowboards, carving skis, snow blades and even some cross country skis.’
  • 372) ‘The pub gave us lots of support and sponsorship including two sets of kit as well as running fund-raising events.’
  • 373) ‘It can be subdivided to create custom compartments for the ideal organization of tools, sets, kits and outfits.’
  • 374) ‘The trunk is cavernous, holding up to four sets of golf clubs.’
  • 375) ‘The company manufactured bathroom sets and carpets as well as rubber-backed rugs.’
  • 376) ‘The one drawback is that there's not enough room in the boot for even a set of golf clubs.’
  • 377) ‘There are now two sets of equipment for collecting litter.’
  • 378) ‘Many people don't realize that a Backgammon set can be used to play a variety of games.’
  • 379) ‘Schools can save for small items like court markers, skipping ropes, cones and bean bags, or larger pieces of equipment including tennis sets, goalposts and hurdles.’
  • 380) ‘Low-tech game systems are especially suited to this sort of contest, because it is easy and inexpensive to produce as many sets of game equipment as are needed.’
  • 381) ‘You can compare the price and style of your luggage set with just a click of your finger.’
  • 382) ‘Garden furniture and barbecue sets which can be easily assembled, are now available at reasonable prices.’
  • 383) ‘However grand the chandeliers and oil paintings, life in their social set seems far from Gosford Park.’
  • 384) ‘He may have come within the orbit of the literary set of which Jonson had been the leader.’
  • 385) ‘But his board of management and the school's patron body said that both sets of pupils should be taught religion together.’
  • 386) ‘The government's own research has shattered one of the central planks of his educational philosophy - that the way to raise standards in schools is by putting more pupils in sets.’
  • 387) ‘He said the marking on some papers was ‘scrappy’ and the inconsistent results made it more difficult to place pupils in appropriate sets for next term.’
  • 388) ‘Numerous sets of on-line students and two years later, I knew the training was for real and had more purposes than I could comprehend at the time.’
  • 389) ‘In the top sets, normally the males are applying themselves to the work, rather than taking reams of notes to revise from later.’
  • 390) ‘Both sets of students were overall very positive and hoped that we would offer another such project.’
  • 391) ‘He can climb all over an opponent, and he can fling a game and a set and match away in moment of sheer lunacy.’
  • 392) ‘Winning it back in the fifth game of that set went some way towards helping him to firm up his play.’
  • 393) ‘He found trouble in the third only because of a loose service game to open the set.’
  • 394) ‘The goal is for players to reach the highest score at the end of nine innings or a set of six games.’
  • 395) ‘If each team wins a game, a knock-out set of matches will then be played to decide the winner.’
  • 396) ‘The following vignette moment from the second game of the fourth set was emblematic of vast stretches of the match.’
  • 397) ‘He made his final break in the 10th game of the third set with a spectacular lob and a backhand pass.’
  • 398) ‘A clever lob in the sixth game of the final set earned Johnson a break and the pair went on to take the match.’
  • 399) ‘On the Saturday, he forced the match to five sets and was leading 3-2 before rain stopped play again.’
  • 400) ‘The first two tiebreak sets occupied a total of 2hr 25 min as the opening round match inched along under floodlights.’
  • 401) ‘But he did come back from two sets down to level the match before going down in the decider, broken in the 10th game by a man who had never won a five-set match.’
  • 402) ‘By the end of the three-day visit, they had faced off over 10 sets of tennis, three games of chess, and a round of billiards.’
  • 403) ‘Matches of 27 game sets are vigorously competed among players from the various teams.’
  • 404) ‘At the end of the set of nine games, the player who has the lowest cumulative score is the winner.’
  • 405) ‘Arguably the turning point of the match came as early as the sixth game of the first set.’
  • 406) ‘After dropping the first two games of the third set, she won four in a row.’
  • 407) ‘She was never in the match from the moment she lost serve in the opening game of the first set.’
  • 408) ‘As he raced away with the fourth set, he won all but one point of the last 24 points.’
  • 409) ‘Play ended on Friday night with him up two games to one in the fourth set.’
  • 410) ‘He was up a break in the fourth set and could have taken it to a fifth.’
  • 411) ‘That also didn't go over so well, as they left after a short set of, let's say, five or so songs.’
  • 412) ‘The relatively short set of seven songs makes for a remarkable performance.’
  • 413) ‘There's at least half a dozen anthems in their set, which with a live drummer could be difficult to contain.’
  • 414) ‘In some instances my live sets can end up being the next record.’
  • 415) ‘Their set of songs were played flawlessly and they had a great rapport with each other on stage.’
  • 416) ‘As a result, the band seemed eager to break up the set with older tunes and covers.’
  • 417) ‘And later they confirmed my hunch about their quality by performing one of my favorite sets of the weekend, bless them!’
  • 418) ‘Her set was heavy on the hits, spliced with new songs from her forthcoming new album.’
  • 419) ‘And we became eager to perform the set of cover versions we had put together.’
  • 420) ‘Then, last October, I saw her perform a live set of most of this material.’
  • 421) ‘Mixed into their set were a few new tunes that make me think the forthcoming album is going to be a strong one.’
  • 422) ‘The slower and quieter songs that have crept into the set are only slower and quieter by their own standards.’
  • 423) ‘The weakest point in the set, as so often with gigs from the era, is the start.’
  • 424) ‘They will always be the foundation of the set, but there are some surprise songs.’
  • 425) ‘Polka musicians are expected to play until exhaustion, to dance during the sets of other bands - in short, to be one of the crowd.’
  • 426) ‘I ask him how his set went last night and he says he isn't too sure.’
  • 427) ‘His set, as with most Malawian acts, comprises traditional, gospel-based songs.’
  • 428) ‘The bands play for the densely-packed crowd mass, seething with good times, and come out to bounce around to the other bands when their sets are done.’
  • 429) ‘This is to say, he does an acoustic set as long as most band's entire sets.’
  • 430) ‘Speaking with the band after their set, it became clear that these guys meant business.’
  • 431) ‘Perform 12-repetition sets of each exercise below, in order.’
  • 432) ‘Each muscle group should be exercised in three sets of eight repetitions each session.’
  • 433) ‘Perform three sets of each exercise, with 15 repetitions in each set.’
  • 434) ‘Then perform two or three sets of the exercise with your workout weight, eight to 12 reps per set.’
  • 435) ‘One group did one set of eight repetitions, while the other did three sets of the same exercise.’
  • 436) ‘The child should perform one to three sets of each exercise.’
  • 437) ‘Higher reps should be performed with 3 sets per exercise, 3 times a week.’
  • 438) ‘I actually prefer to do a couple of sets of a warm-up exercise for the target muscle, priming my body for the intense work to come.’
  • 439) ‘If you're already training your hamstrings and want a new routine, perform two or three sets of each exercise.’
  • 440) ‘When you perform too many sets and exercises in a given session, you can break down your muscle tissue too much.’
  • 441) ‘In terms of sets and reps, perform at least four sets, and eight to ten reps of each exercise, with a weight that is not too light or too heavy.’
  • 442) ‘Perform two to three sets of 12 repetitions for each leg.’
  • 443) ‘Again, there was a place in the binder for him to record his strengthening exercise repetitions, sets, intensity, and frequency on each day of the week.’
  • 444) ‘Try three sets of 20 push-ups, with a clap at the top of each one.’
  • 445) ‘For strength training, exercises, sets, reps and resistance levels should be included.’
  • 446) ‘One to three sets of each exercise should be performed at least twice a week.’
  • 447) ‘Attempt three sets of 12 repetitions, two to four times a week for each of the following exercises.’
  • 448) ‘It began with players wanting to do weights but not quite knowing what sets, repetitions to do and even the correct lifting techniques to use.’
  • 449) ‘In fact, most gyms and fitness clubs provide cards or sheets on which to record exercises, reps, sets, equipment weight and other details.’
  • 450) ‘Both of you need the right combination of reps, sets and loads to improve muscular fitness.’
  • 451) ‘His work on ordered sets and ordinal numbers is fundamental to the subject.’
  • 452) ‘This is an example of what is known as a fractal set since its dimension is not a whole number.’
  • 453) ‘For finite sets, the cardinal numbers are the whole numbers.’
  • 454) ‘The elements of a model are irrelevant; it is easiest just to take them to be pure sets, or ordinal numbers, or some other type of familiar mathematical object.’
  • 455) ‘For finite sets of finite entities it is easy to prove Cantor's Theorem, namely that the number of members of a set is strictly less than the number of its subsets.’
  • 456) ‘He was eight years old when he witnessed the Battle of Britain in the form of Churchillian rhetoric on a radio set.’
  • 457) ‘Knots of people formed on street corners close to anyone who had a portable TV or a radio set.’
  • 458) ‘Early diodes in electronics were made from metal plates sealed inside evacuated glass tubes, which could be seen glowing in the innards of old radio sets.’
  • 459) ‘They were the only ones who could afford the radio sets.’
  • 460) ‘On display on the side walks of a main street are used television and radio sets, refrigerators, clothes, light bulbs, children's bicycles and video games.’
  • 461) ‘In the early morning the radio set crackled into life and the men gathered round expectantly.’
  • 462) ‘The radio wave is picked up by the aerial on your car, and is carried into the radio set.’
  • 463) ‘On the street, people huddled and listened to radio sets.’
  • 464) ‘During the inter-war period, smaller, more robust radio sets, some with crystal tuning, were developed.’
  • 465) ‘A £3,000 investment by Lancashire County Council has paid for the unit, which includes items such as blankets, changes of clothes and radio sets.’
  • 466) ‘It is now the turn of the authorities to start visiting our homes and seal the TV and radio sets, which operate in other frequencies.’
  • 467) ‘Can you imagine my horror when I realised that all three radio sets were pipping at slightly different times.’
  • 468) ‘She and commercials are the only things on television that can get me shouting strangled abuse at the set.’
  • 469) ‘My official birthday present was a new, state-of-the-art digital radio set.’
  • 470) ‘They syphon electricity off some power lines in order to run their hot plates and even a TV set.’
  • 471) ‘Behind every actor you'll find props, stage scenery and sets.’
  • 472) ‘He also did sets for Jean Cocteau's play Antigone.’
  • 473) ‘The film is nearly flawless from a cinematic and directorial perspective, with gorgeous scenery, sets, and production design.’
  • 474) ‘Beautiful cinematography done both in Beijing and in Canada lend itself well to the gorgeous scenery and realistic sets as well.’
  • 475) ‘Although they share sets, scenes and characters, the films are genetically ‘different’.’
  • 476) ‘He creates theatrical sets for the familiar scenes, showcasing the lavish architecture of the holy land.’
  • 477) ‘There are gorgeous scenery locations and magnificent sets and a real sense of opulence to the production, as if no expense was spared.’
  • 478) ‘It didn't go toward sets, because most of the sets look like they were stolen from high school stage productions.’
  • 479) ‘Half the film is set in the precincts of a dank and dreary prison, with highly theatrical sets and lighting, and the film is a brutal but stylised vision of the criminal's place in modern society.’
  • 480) ‘He knows how to run his sets and his actors so that by the end of the shoot he has gotten every last bit possible out of everyone involved.’
  • 481) ‘He was commissioned to design a series of stage sets.’
  • 482) ‘His other models form a series of architectural stage sets.’
  • 483) ‘As each of four sets is pushed to centre stage, the garden's usurpation of the kitchen is delightfully revealed.’
  • 484) ‘For all its attention to detail, it's nothing but layers of stage sets.’
  • 485) ‘The stage management team must be applauded for their efficient setting up of different sets after every scene.’
  • 486) ‘The atmosphere of oppression and threat is amplified by the set, a steeply angled roof over a bare stage.’
  • 487) ‘Whether you like acting, amazing sets, or are interested in costuming, there are many elements that may attract you to the play.’
  • 488) ‘Not only is she an extremely hard worker, dedicating many hours of her daily life to doing hair on the sets of film and TV shows, she has a tremendous passion for her work.’
  • 489) ‘Designers too were required for the sets but they had to be designers who would realise what Joan and the company wanted after they had started on the rehearsing of the plays.’
  • 490) ‘He would insist that I still come and watch the shooting even if I was not required on the sets.’
  • 491) ‘These images bear witness to the pair's physical and emotional closeness on set, but the film was not to go smoothly.’
  • 492) ‘The second meeting was when Professor Hawking came on set during filming at Cambridge.’
  • 493) ‘It is only this year that writers in Hollywood gained the right to be on set.’
  • 494) ‘The atmosphere on set is very relaxed even if the scenes are very dramatic and tension filled.’
  • 495) ‘In spite of the physical demands of the production, however, the actors still found time to have a few chuckles on set.’
  • 496) ‘I don't care about my trailer; I really enjoy hanging around with the crew and actors on set.’
  • 497) ‘Battles on set were still being fought in the dressing room at the end of the day.’
  • 498) ‘By the time the actors arrive on set, Allen evidently knows what he wants to do.’
  • 499) ‘On set or location he does enjoy a challenge, and he loves the life of an actor and wouldn't swap it.’
  • 500) ‘So for the party interior scenes we didn't have a props person or an art director on set.’
  • 501) ‘I only got frustrated being on set, because no director likes being on another person's set.’
  • 502) ‘We had a book on set so we could cross reference their work and we could add little bits and pieces to the film when we saw fit.’
  • 503) ‘As with the rest of cast, filming in South Africa was an adventure both on set and off.’
  • 504) ‘A week later I was on set, about to do a scene, when the head producer walked onto he floor and took my hand.’
  • 505) ‘When you turn up on set, you know you're going to do it and go home.’
  • 506) ‘I don't think either one of us comes to the set, or to rehearsals, with preconceived notions of how the scene is going to be.’
  • 507) ‘I was going to ask what your first day was like, having been on so many sets as an actor - what was it like to be on the other side?’
  • 508) ‘So, we then snuck her onto the set, while we were shooting the scene in the hallway where the ice wall appears.’
  • 509) ‘When we are on a set or at a rehearsal for a stage show, we just do not act as husband and wife.’
  • 510) ‘These are detailed galleries of rare photos taken on the sets of both films.’
  • 511) ‘Wet sets are a healthy styling option for our hair, so consider using a compact hooded dryer.’
  • 512) ‘A cut, shampoo and set would take about an hour, and a perm would take two hours.’
  • 513) ‘I've been doing the set work hours thing ever since my first job, but would so much like not to have to.’
  • 514) ‘It only works as a punishment, with no-one receiving extra pay if they work later than their set hours.’
  • 515) ‘It won't be a case of ticking the boxes, as it is at the moment, and fulfilling a set number of hours of broadcasting.’
  • 516) ‘I'm quite happy doing calls, but the younger ones seem to want to work set hours and that seems to be the view of the vast majority.’
  • 517) ‘And without a set schedule, you can't depend on seeing him the same time tomorrow.’
  • 518) ‘Volunteers are not required to work a set amount of hours or a set number of days a week.’
  • 519) ‘This was partly because I never quite established a set time of day to do these.’
  • 520) ‘They also suggested set times for deliveries outside the busiest times.’
  • 521) ‘In the past, I have hired agencies for a set fee and I never really knew if I was really getting the best bang for my buck.’
  • 522) ‘However, the club has always stressed it is working within a set budget.’
  • 523) ‘There could be Christmas bonuses only if the set income parameters were exceeded.’
  • 524) ‘Then they're unleashed on the boulder and the challenge is to climb the set route in as few attempts as possible.’
  • 525) ‘They insist that their own children do their homework and come home from outings at a set time.’
  • 526) ‘Solicitors are paid a set rate no matter how long a case lasts and delays are at the solicitor's expense.’
  • 527) ‘It paints a picture of real disasters on a global scale, in a set order and with attendant statistics.’
  • 528) ‘The kiln is fully automatic and can be left to turn off at the end of the set time.’
  • 529) ‘Parents are warned they may face court action if their children do not meet a set attendance target.’
  • 530) ‘If anyone is not meeting the set quotas, a supervisor is sent out with them to find out why.’
  • 531) ‘If so, is it possible to get unlimited time for a set fee per month as is the custom here in the US?’
  • 532) ‘The youngsters chose an activity in the categories of skills and service, which they do for a set length of time.’
  • 533) ‘I don't come in with a lot of set ideas about how the actors will move or what the staging is.’
  • 534) ‘We need a set idea of core values and principles that are not up for discussion.’
  • 535) ‘Everyone, from the chief executive down, had become trapped in a set pattern of behaviour.’
  • 536) ‘Matt was now quickly walking over to her and Johnny with a set expression on his face.’
  • 537) ‘There are several specials, dozens of curries and lots of side dishes, together with set meals for two or four people.’
  • 538) ‘A set meal was given at lunch time after the supplement to subjects who had fasted overnight.’
  • 539) ‘Go for the set meals and book in advance as all the restaurants (there are now three of them) fill up.’
  • 540) ‘They offer a set party menu perfect for larger groups to enjoy the bars and club after dinner.’
  • 541) ‘We then went to a Chinese restaurant and had the set Vegetarian menu.’
  • 542) ‘We were advised to order set meals as the a-la-carte items are more expensive.’
  • 543) ‘Every student on a given course simply has to have at least one set book, and probably several.’
  • 544) ‘A psychiatrist told me he was making the book a set text for his students.’
  • 545) ‘I am inspired to read the book which passed me by as a set text at school.’
  • 546) ‘It is almost like a commercial miniaturisation, or a guide to a daunting set text.’
  • 547) ‘It has also appeared as an A-level exam in England and a set text in France.’
  • 548) ‘This collection ought to be a set text for anyone with aspirations to humorous journalism.’
  • 549) ‘It sounds great to be able to take in all of your set texts, but there is no way you will have time to look stuff up.’
  • 550) ‘The first years at my University, for example, have Lolita as a key set text.’
  • 551) ‘the first family was set for a quiet night of rest’
  • 552) ‘both are all set to get married’
  • 553) ‘water costs look set to increase’
  • 554) ‘The new Bill also makes provision for opt-out clauses for people who are set against their tap water being fluoridated.’
  • 555) ‘Ironically, he lives in a street that seems set against the idea.’
  • 556) ‘Many of us are set against the whole business, and are doing everything we can to put it off.’
  • 557) ‘Mallory had always wanted a tattoo, but since our mom was so set against them she had never dared.’
  • 558) ‘The plans were only in their early stages, but Joanne had her heart set on marrying Paul some time next year.’
  • 559) ‘As to the future, he says he is no longer the little boy who had his heart set on playing football in the UK.’
  • 560) ‘It wasn't even the apartment we had our heart set on, it was just one I went to see last Thursday on a whim.’
  • 561) ‘India was a tour that he had his heart set on ever since he was regaled with anecdotes by his father.’
  • 562) ‘Unfortunately, York planners seem set on examining each scheme in isolation.’
  • 563) ‘She is now set on spending the rest of her life with Eric and he travelled to Spain with her when she worked on the movie.’
  • 564) ‘He has had his heart set on launching a punitive war on whatever pretext.’

Examples

  • 1) She has probably sat for more artists than anyone else.
  • 2) Would it be good to just go somewhere and sit and think and write?
  • 3) Why did da rest sit and watch.
  • 4) In each chair sat an elderly person staring straight ahead.
  • 5) The galley is the only place to sit.
  • 6) This health by stealth sits somewhere between two unhealthy extremes.
  • 7) The rest a you sit down and hush.
  • 8) So to see them now sitting in fifth place after six wins and a draw is fantastic.
  • 9) sitting in the chair caused sores and a rash all over his body.
  • 10) Could they sit somewhere different in class?
  • 11) It is an unusual experience to have a prince sitting in your chair.
  • 12) sit down and rest for at least five minutes.
  • 13) How can you be valued so highly as employees and be left without a place to sit?
  • 14) He saw people sitting in chairs that the law did not sanction.
  • 15) He read out a seat number in the room and presented the prize to the person sitting there.
  • 16) The third is a mysterious back view of the artist sitting by the Seine.
  • 17) My theory is that it's because it sits somewhere between being an accessory and a pet.
  • 18) It's just somewhere warm to sit as the world drones by.
  • 19) Artists are sitting idle.
  • 20) Judging by the number of them wearing lipstick and eye liner, many of them appear to sleep with a make-up artist sitting on their bedside table.
  • 21) In another summer I shall not sit so high, nor, indeed, _sit_ anywhere, but take instead the easiest and laziest of all positions.
  • 22) Upon that same plain, Ludwig Halberger and his people are accustomed to see others than wild horses -- some with men upon their backs, who sit them as firmly as riders in the ring; that is, when they do _sit_ them, which is not always.
  • 23) The tendency to "sit" is a sex-distinction of the hen: the tendency to strut is a sex-distinction of the cock.
  • 24) CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Clinton would ‘look forward’ to Palin sit down « - Blogs from CNN. com
  • 25) Stephani Victor took silver in sit-ski slalom and Andy Soule took bronze in sit-ski biathlon for the first U.S. medals in the Paralympic Games, which continue in Vancouver and Whistler through March 21.
  • 26) The floor of the domestic terminal where the check-in clerks sit is littered with refuse -- half empty food containers, plastic water bottles, reams of paper, and the clerks 'chairs are in various stages of severe to total brokenness.
  • 27) What I see from where I sit is a Republican Party that only functions with obstruction.
  • 28) Craig is probably best remembered for playing dizzy housewives in sit coms, but she began acting in significant films like The Servant and The Nanny.
  • 29) ‘The patient used her arms while sitting to support the weight of the trunk in order to avoid pressure on the sacrum.’
  • 30) ‘The design encourages children to sit upright rather than slumped.’
  • 31) ‘And everyone who gives is also becoming active in our support, rather than sitting at home frustrated at the media coverage.’
  • 32) ‘Make sure you have good back and foot support when you sit.’
  • 33) ‘People who need to use a chair for meditation should sit upright with their feet touching the ground.’
  • 34) ‘Eventually she drifts off to sleep and then I can usually sit down, but only by keeping her lying on my chest while I sit there trying not to make any sudden moves.’
  • 35) ‘She needs special chairs to support her back as she slowly learns to sit upright, as well as sensory equipment and a walker to help her develop.’
  • 36) ‘As the man entered through the windows, she changed her position and sat upright on the bed.’
  • 37) ‘A soldier sitting at the foot of the bridge pushed himself upright and picked up his musket.’
  • 38) ‘A lady sitting at a desk wore an expression that told her to sit down and bide her time, so that was what she did.’
  • 39) ‘Leo helped me to sit upright on the floor while supporting my back with his elbow.’
  • 40) ‘Janine needed to sit down after taking everything in, so she grabbed a chair and sat next to him.’
  • 41) ‘If he is not actually working, he would vastly prefer to putter outside or in a shed rather than to sit about getting under her feet.’
  • 42) ‘He only shook his head, looking rather pathetic as he sat at the kitchen table.’
  • 43) ‘When you are sitting straight with your feet flat on the floor your arms should be at a 90-degree angle when typing on the computer.’
  • 44) ‘Travelling north to Edinburgh last weekend, I got talking to the rather mumsy woman sitting next to me.’
  • 45) ‘For a start you're sitting over a foot higher than your neighbour in the regular car.’
  • 46) ‘Boyle sits upright, looking askance at my brick-like tape recorder.’
  • 47) ‘He sits rather still on his couch, rarely gestures, and speaks in a relaxed yet expressive tone.’
  • 48) ‘Many make the pilgrimage to sit worshipfully at his feet.’
  • 49) ‘I waddled over to the chair and managed to sit myself down.’
  • 50) ‘Now, sit yourself down and tell us all about your struggles.’
  • 51) ‘Just sit yourself down, and I'll bring you some refreshment.’
  • 52) ‘He pulled the chair back, allowing Altia to sit herself down.’
  • 53) ‘Maybe tomorrow I'll sit myself down and make myself write or perhaps I'll go for a walk with my camera and see if I can find anything.’
  • 54) ‘But even when I'm not tired, I don't want to sit myself down to meditate, thinking that it takes too long.’
  • 55) ‘Once the brook was in sight, Audrey and Isabella both found large boulders on the bank to sit themselves down on.’
  • 56) ‘I sit myself down in one of the filthy corners, making myself comfortable for the short ride.’
  • 57) ‘Walk yourselves down to the nearest theater playing it, sit yourselves down, watch, then get back to me.’
  • 58) ‘If you're doing nothing towards the goal, you need to sit yourself down and figure out why you're sabotaging your own efforts.’
  • 59) ‘It is evening and Arthur and Rose sit themselves down at the kitchen table secure in the knowledge that Guy is upstairs with Rikki.’
  • 60) ‘When she was a baby, I would sit her in my lap and she would watch me play.’
  • 61) ‘sit your baby on your lap and show him chunky board books that he can safely put in his mouth.’
  • 62) ‘She sat the baby on the soft comforter that covered her legs and adjusted herself.’
  • 63) ‘Native mothers never sat their babies down long enough to need these items.’
  • 64) ‘A smiling Becky sat the baby bird in the grass in front of the lilacs, and quietly moved away.’
  • 65) ‘Having been in the same position for who knows how long, I struggled to sit myself up.’
  • 66) ‘But as she sat herself down comfortably, she positioned herself facing the campfire.’
  • 67) ‘To settle me down, Hank would sit me down for a couple of hours after the game, have a beer and talk baseball.’
  • 68) ‘Ushering us into the dining room, Grandma sat us at the table with Grandpa and herself.’
  • 69) ‘But the creatures did not sit to look around in wonder as Rabbit had.’
  • 70) ‘I couldn't help but to notice a small, dirty tabby cat sitting attentively by a wooden leg of a jewellery stand.’
  • 71) ‘And all the older monkeys are just sitting there and taking it easy.’
  • 72) ‘You can always tell where the dog was sitting because there's a dog-shaped spot in the corner without any gold on it.’
  • 73) ‘My dog was sitting next to me, waiting for crusts from above while I ate breakfast, and I wondered what he hears when we hear music.’
  • 74) ‘Ken spots a rat sitting comfortably on the shelf, then watches it scurry behind a toaster oven.’
  • 75) ‘And there was the cat sitting beside the hearth playing with tin soldiers and a toy cannon.’
  • 76) ‘A baboon and a monkey are sitting patiently on a pallet awaiting their lift back to the limelight.’
  • 77) ‘Each human had a dog sitting next to them and each plate had a devil's face made of meat.’
  • 78) ‘My stepson's cat sits beside me in my study as I write, apparently content with some sort of human company.’
  • 79) ‘A pensioner has been reunited with her disabled pet terrier after thieves stole her car… while the dog sat quietly in the back.’
  • 80) ‘I arrive home and am heartened by the sight of my dog sitting patiently in front of the gates awaiting my arrival.’
  • 81) ‘A spectral collie dog sits under a particular chair in the office, and at the other end of the room the figure of a man has been seen seated in another chair.’
  • 82) ‘Ariyah looked to see a large black-and-white cat sitting under a bush.’
  • 83) ‘On the window sill, a black cat was sitting there, scratching under its ears with its leg in rapid circles.’
  • 84) ‘The dog sat stiffly next to Mr. Dawson's chair and now carefully watched the group.’
  • 85) ‘The wolf just sat there and tilted its head with an inquisitive whimper.’
  • 86) ‘Another sighting was a solo monkey sitting thoughtfully in front of a very old ‘library’ we pass on one of our favorite walks over the ridge.’
  • 87) ‘The wolf sitting silently beside him in the passenger's seat yawned, snapping her jaws.’
  • 88) ‘As he started the car and drove down the road that led from the station Jess glanced at the dog sitting beside him.’
  • 89) ‘It was the only way they would get him to sit his horse for the ride home.’
  • 90) ‘The South Carolina general sat his horse, chewing manically on his cigar.’
  • 91) ‘They only sat their horses or stood there, gazing up at the temple as if they were afraid to break some magical spell.’
  • 92) ‘The horseman was older than Bahzell had assumed from his voice and the way he sat his horse.’
  • 93) ‘His son was still unconscious, but he wasn't so badly wounded that he couldn't sit a horse as long as someone held him there.’
  • 94) ‘He rode on, sitting the tractor as if it were a horse, and canted a parasol to deflect the cruellest and most direct of the sun's rays.’
  • 95) ‘Since he was old enough to sit a horse, Mike worked to reduce it.’
  • 96) ‘Gwern was sitting his horse close by her, surrounded by his personal bodyguard.’
  • 97) ‘The rider on the bay horse sat the saddle just like Ben Cartwright's oldest boy.’
  • 98) ‘If you attempt to mount her or ride her in a tense filled mind and body - she will feel it the minute you sit the saddle.’
  • 99) ‘There was a large oval shaped table in the center of the room, sitting a round number of twelve.’
  • 100) ‘Each table could sit anything from four to eight people.’
  • 101) ‘The hall sits 2000.’
  • 102) ‘The hall sits 18,000 people; the ticket price varies from $100 to $500.’
  • 103) ‘It looks like something out of a child's toy box: the old carriages are made of wood, painted a faded kingfisher blue, and they sit only ten people each.’
  • 104) ‘It was the subjects who served the artist by agreeing to sit for him.’
  • 105) ‘One recalls Roland Barthes's formulation of photographic exposure of being posed in exteriority and becoming a specter in sitting for a photograph.’
  • 106) ‘During this period, sitting for a photograph had a certain formality.’
  • 107) ‘One day the husband of a woman who was sitting for a portrait by Picasso dropped in on the artist at his studio.’
  • 108) ‘One hundred and five years after they sat for the photographer we are connected.’
  • 109) ‘The Victorians hid their rotten teeth when sitting for portraits and photographs.’
  • 110) ‘Few individuals in a century of heavy taxation have the wealth to support the arts but royalty still sits for portraits, even if the commissioning organization pays the artist.’
  • 111) ‘East Riding Council is looking for a man or woman born before 1901, who would agree to sit for photographer Ian Beesley.’
  • 112) ‘In both the 1901 and the 1888 works, the sunflowers are displayed on the seat of a chair, as if they had the status of a human sitting for a portrait.’
  • 113) ‘The worst spoon-feeding comes late in the film, as Elise sits for a photograph.’
  • 114) ‘It was the first time he sat for a formal portrait.’
  • 115) ‘On September 10, 1665, during a sitting for his bust, the king got up to check on the likeness.’
  • 116) ‘The heavy, slow equipment used in photography's first era made having a picture taken almost as demanding as sitting for a painter.’
  • 117) ‘When sitting for his portrait, Oliver Cromwell ordered his portraitist, who wanted to pretty Cromwell up, to paint him ‘warts and all.’’
  • 118) ‘Artists are also likely to make the portraits of important people look much more handsome than they really are to flatter the person sitting for a portrait.’
  • 119) ‘A request was made that the entire squadron sit for individual portraits.’
  • 120) ‘When they were first married, Christopher's aunt had insisted that they sit for a portrait.’
  • 121) ‘Daniel Rowland was a self-effacing man, who only once consented to sit for his portrait.’
  • 122) ‘British sculptor Ian Walters will make the statue, and Mandela has agreed to sit for him, organisers said.’
  • 123) ‘He also sat for students at the John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis, Indiana.’
  • 124) ‘He'll sit a hot player like SF Marcus Fizer or PG A.J. Guyton for whole quarters despite the fact they are hot.’
  • 125) ‘The Royals recently demoted Berroa to Class AA, and the Indians sat Gerut for five games.’
  • 126) ‘At some point, the Giants may ultimately decide that sitting Shockey is best.’
  • 127) ‘They're playing for a new coach, an old-school coach who'll sit you down if you don't play the game right.’
  • 128) ‘Lightning G.M. Jay Feaster's ultimatum in the off season was that if a player didn't sign, he'd make them sit the whole season.’
  • 129) ‘I'd sit Antowain Smith for a game or two if I were Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, which I'm not.’
  • 130) ‘Chris and I were unaware that Robinson had commented before the game that he was going to sit his regulars for much of the rest of the way, but this was ridiculous.’
  • 131) ‘Coach Billy Donovan was not going to sit rookie sensation Matt Walsh or anybody else on his hot team and disturb the outstanding chemistry.’
  • 132) ‘Revelin Moss sits at the foot of Grisedale Pike about 300m above sea level.’
  • 133) ‘A mixture of tension, anger and fear has gripped the Pakistan north-west frontier town of Peshawar, which sits at the foot of the Khyber Pass leading into Afghanistan.’
  • 134) ‘Below that sits a similarly positioned on/off key, two fast access buttons - pre-set to run the diary and address book apps - and up and down scroll buttons.’
  • 135) ‘A family of life-size stone monkeys sit beside them; nearby graze deer while a cow is being milked as its licks its calf.’
  • 136) ‘On an altar in the room sits a figure of the Buddha.’
  • 137) ‘In the center of the dining room sits a marble table surrounded by four leather chairs.’
  • 138) ‘In another room down the hall from the locker room, sat many figures.’
  • 139) ‘At the bar sat a lone figure wearing a brown leather jacket over a black flight suit.’
  • 140) ‘To the right of the throne room, two small buildings sit side by side.’
  • 141) ‘On the coffee table sat a plate of crackers with a limp fan of cheese.’
  • 142) ‘Behind pocket doors, the formal dining room table sits near one of three fireplaces.’
  • 143) ‘At the head of the coffee table sat a respectable looking gentleman, thinning hair combed over his bald spot.’
  • 144) ‘Out on the patio table sat a tape recorder, a notebook, and the evaluation forms.’
  • 145) ‘On the table sits a birthday cake with one slice missing.’
  • 146) ‘On the table sits a big bowl of almonds picked from the Gibsons' own tree.’
  • 147) ‘In place of the utility room sit a miniature family room and dining area.’
  • 148) ‘Resting unattended on the bench of a nearby picnic table sat a large, ripe watermelon.’
  • 149) ‘In the center of the room sat a large table, with only two chairs at it.’
  • 150) ‘In the center, filling the room, sat a long table surrounded by chairs.’
  • 151) ‘Across the table sits the woman, clearly not thrilled.’
  • 152) ‘We'd black berets that wouldn't sit right and black boots rich with dust and hungry for polish.’
  • 153) ‘He was tall and lean; his dark-gray suit of military cut did not sit well on him.’
  • 154) ‘Sometimes, a person dressed in the most expensive clothes can look like a fish out of water because his clothes do not sit well on him.’
  • 155) ‘It sits rather uncomfortably between two camps: too childish for most adults, yet too gruesome for most children.’
  • 156) ‘You know, drawing the analogy between men and dogs doesn't sit too well with them.’
  • 157) ‘This sits badly with the Act assertion that all data be ‘obtained fairly’.’
  • 158) ‘Second, even if it were simply a human inability to measure, this sits badly with the kind of certainty required.’
  • 159) ‘But this sits badly with a company which is losing money and sales in millions and thousands respectively.’
  • 160) ‘Its aristocratic tendencies sit badly with the meritocratic facts of Scottish life.’
  • 161) ‘Though that latter example sits badly with the Open Source crowd, it's born of the natural tendency of computer engineers to focus on the means rather than the end.’
  • 162) ‘Canberra's policies do not sit easily with many members with long memories.’
  • 163) ‘That sits well with the yacht race, representing one of mankind's cleanest pursuits.’
  • 164) ‘The European Parliament sits at exactly the same time as the Dáil on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.’
  • 165) ‘The court sits at Parliament House in Edinburgh and there is no appeal in criminal matters to the House of Lords at Westminster.’
  • 166) ‘The Parliament is sitting again this week, with the Senate holding Estimates Committee hearings.’
  • 167) ‘Adjournments of the Houses of Parliament take place all the time when Parliament is sitting.’
  • 168) ‘The Senate is due to debate the bill when Federal Parliament sits later this month.’
  • 169) ‘The medieval parliament and king's court often sat under its carved angels and it was from here that the kingdom was ruled.’
  • 170) ‘In the meantime there is nothing I can say on the whole saga until the ethics committee sits.’
  • 171) ‘In May of this year the Crown Court was sitting there.’
  • 172) ‘The governor general will announce at a later date when parliament will sit to choose a new prime minister.’
  • 173) ‘The court may sit at any place (either within or outside the State).’
  • 174) ‘This Court does not sit as an ordinary Court of Criminal Appeal hearing appeals against convictions and sentences.’
  • 175) ‘As your Honours know, the New South Wales Supreme Court has sat overseas on a number of recent occasions.’
  • 176) ‘It meets at 8.30 in the morning on a Wednesday, almost every week that Parliament is sitting.’
  • 177) ‘We have now been told that it will be next week when Parliament is not sitting.’
  • 178) ‘In 1644 he was appointed by the king as commissioner of excise in Lichfield, which led to him to Oxford where the Royalist parliament sat.’
  • 179) ‘As a result, parliament has sat only twice since the election and the next meeting has been set for July 20.’
  • 180) ‘But it is a question of fact as to whether or not there was a miscarriage of justice. This Court does not sit as a Court of Criminal Appeal.’
  • 181) ‘And even at that, there is no guarantee that the District Court will sit there again.’
  • 182) ‘So it was in Perth and Inverness and every country town where the high court sat.’
  • 183) ‘Future Legislative Assemblies, as the successors to the Constituent were to be called, were to contain 745 seats and sit for two years.’
  • 184) ‘The existing position is that specially trained panels of medical and lay people, on which GMC council members no longer sit, make final decisions on fitness to practise.’
  • 185) ‘In 1990 he had to resign as a councillor for Bowling when new rules were introduced preventing paid council officers sitting as elected members.’
  • 186) ‘What we have to remember is that, as skeptics, our role is not necessarily well served by sitting as judge and jury.’
  • 187) ‘District council deputy leader Chris Humphries from Aldbourne is one of the few councillors who sits as a member of all three local authorities at parish, district and county level.’
  • 188) ‘Let us imagine David Benson-Pope sitting as a member on that council.’
  • 189) ‘He wondered whether the BBC board members had not sat since the last mandatory title fight in December last year.’
  • 190) ‘This will be the last occasion on which Justice Gaudron will sit as a member of the Court.’
  • 191) ‘What has happened is that with the Criminal Code Act 1995 it is now not safe for any justice to sit alone without a jury.’
  • 192) ‘A judge sitting without a jury would fall short of his duty if he did not first find the facts and then draw from them the inference of fact whether or not the defendant had been negligent.’
  • 193) ‘This means that the Member must not sit as part of the sub-committee, but must also not attend the hearing in any case.’
  • 194) ‘Zimbabwe has no jury system and cases are routinely tried by a judge sitting with two lay assessors.’
  • 195) ‘Judge Linda Sutcliffe, sitting with two magistrates, agreed to overturn the ban.’
  • 196) ‘And they spend at least ten days sitting with mentor magistrates on a broad variety of cases.’
  • 197) ‘The judge, sitting with two magistrates, had been told the Crown did not oppose the appeal.’
  • 198) ‘This is a decision of the Full Court. It is binding on all judges of the Federal Court sitting at first instance.’
  • 199) ‘Its members sit for five years, except for student representatives who hold their positions for one year.’
  • 200) ‘As for the idea of them standing for the council or sitting on a Community Association Committee well you must be joking.’
  • 201) ‘Would you have been happy sitting on the jury that found the above three guilty as charged and therefore sentenced to death?’
  • 202) ‘Big money, however, cares a great deal about who sits on the nation's 13 federal circuit courts.’
  • 203) ‘I speak on behalf of my colleague who sits on the select committee that dealt with this bill.’
  • 204) ‘He entered Parliament in 1818, sitting for several constituencies until returned for the City of London in 1841, which he represented until his elevation to the peerage as Earl Russell.’
  • 205) ‘He was at last allowed back into Parliament in 1774 and sat for Middlesex until 1790.’
  • 206) ‘Frankly, ministers don't like being told what they can and can't do with English education spending by an MP who sits for a Scottish constituency.’
  • 207) ‘Pete Wishart, who sits for the Scottish Nationalist Party, felt the decision should lie with members of the Scottish parliament, and not with government down south.’
  • 208) ‘After all, 96 per cent of all MPs since 1945 have sat for the Labour or Conservative parties.’
  • 209) ‘The Legislative Assembly shall consist of 57 elected members who shall be returned and sit for electoral districts.’
  • 210) ‘Apart from anything else, he sits for a Scottish seat, and it is infamous that the people of England should accept laws made by Scottish MPs when we English MPs have absolutely no say over corresponding issues in Scotland.’
  • 211) ‘For the Health Minister, who sits for a Scottish seat, can impose policies on England for which he is not accountable to his own constituents because their health policy is decided by the Scottish Parliament.’
  • 212) ‘But Lord Hoyle - who for many years represented Nelson and Colne and whose son Lindsay sits for Chorley in the Commons - said it was essential to get rid of the last vestiges of hereditary patronage.’
  • 213) ‘So sitting an examination with glasses seems an accurate way of assessing their eligibility for the job.’
  • 214) ‘It is absolutely essential that by the time you come to sit your final examination in economics, that you are fully aware of the pitfalls that lie in wait.’
  • 215) ‘Turing sat the scholarship examinations in 1929 and won an exhibition, but not a scholarship.’
  • 216) ‘There were a large number of A's in each of the three science subjects and everyone who sat the biology examination got an honour.’
  • 217) ‘However, the candidates sat the examination in different cities.’
  • 218) ‘He sat the entrance examinations for Grammar School but did not gain admission, so he went to Derby Central School.’
  • 219) ‘Increasingly, students are sitting final examinations up to six months before they qualify.’
  • 220) ‘In music, composition students sat a preliminary examination consisting of a fugue and a short choral piece.’
  • 221) ‘Under the program, five individuals are selected each year to receive a free sitting for the CPF exam and a complete set of PPFA-recommended exam source materials.’
  • 222) ‘This means that of every 50 art students sitting for the examination, 49 will fail.’
  • 223) ‘The girls have weeded a neighbor's yard, done some dog sitting and worked at extra chores around home.’
  • 224) ‘As it turns out, they had been calling the ISDN line at home, not having realised I'm cat-sitting.’
  • 225) ‘If you are without a furry companion, offer to dog-sit for a friend or family member.’
  • 226) ‘I will be house and dog sitting again for the rest of the weekend, so I don't know how much I will be able to check emails.’
  • 227) ‘They're really well-behaved too and were a joy to puppy-sit.’
  • 228) ‘I plan to spend Labor Day weekend bunny-sitting for Katy.’
  • 229) ‘At one point they even agreed to cat-sit for a few weeks to get a roof over their heads.’
  • 230) ‘I was first given a job in a learning centre by a woman I used to cat-sit for.’
  • 231) ‘We arranged for the ducks and Gordon the goat to be fed and kept an eye on, and some friends offered to dog-sit Milo for the weekend.’
  • 232) ‘I'm poodle-sitting for my grandfather this week.’
  • 233) ‘A quetzal sits upon a branch, yet this species of trogon is not found outside the Mexican and Central American cloud forests.’
  • 234) ‘Two sea eagles sit hunched on a branch, their expressions indicating distaste.’
  • 235) ‘A golden bird sang a melodious song as it sat, perched in a glittering green tree.’
  • 236) ‘The bird carrier should be large enough for your bird to sit or rest in it comfortably so that it doesn't bump its head or tail on the top or bottom.’
  • 237) ‘In contrast, effects of brood size on cooling dynamics are much smaller in species whose nestlings sit alongside each other.’
  • 238) ‘There are now eggs in the nest and she sits there all day.’
  • 239) ‘You may see stiff-winged fulmars gliding effortlessly, or hear them cackling as they sit precariously on ledges incubating single eggs.’
  • 240) ‘I don't have much experience of a broody hen sitting on the eggs.’
  • 241) ‘I will dust carefully round my sitting hen's eggs so as not to move them.’
  • 242) ‘Come check it out and play for awhile, or just have a sit in the shade for a bit.’
  • 243) ‘Try to do at least one thing different each day - simple things: take a walk or have a sit in the park.’
  • 244) ‘Many ladies entirely spoil the sit of the skirts by retaining the usual impedimenta of petticoats.’
  • 245) ‘The sit of the collar brought tears into my eyes, sir, when first I saw it.’
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