Example sentences of "have [adv] [vb pp] back from " in BNC.

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1 Both roles have involved handing out criticism , a task he has not held back from especially in this , the last year before he retires .
2 One British firm has just come back from France with almost £1m for its contribution towards landscaping .
3 ‘ He has just come back from Canada and he will go back to Canada . ’
4 A film editor friend has just come back from a couple of weeks of yoga , a music producer I know goes to St James , Piccadilly , where they have spiritual talks on a Monday evening , while a designer friend does Chi-Kung , a Chinese movement like Tai-Chi , where you have to ‘ stand like a tree ’ .
5 Pierre Berton , who wrote the books , has just got back from Vancouver .
6 Well I c I I 've seen so many things over the year I just do n't believe it until I actually see it and th literally four weeks ago , I 'd just got back from Germany , went on a meeting the following morning and it 's that gentleman there , Steve , and h he 's got some pictures in his pocket which will prove exactly what we 're talking about .
7 That was er I 'd just got back from work .
8 The duvet , I 'd just taken back from the dry cleaners !
9 A.Q. : Towards five-thirty this morning , having just got back from the flower market , I was working in the front quarters of my shop when I got the idea I 'd heard a funny noise just outside the window …
10 Having recently came back from canoeing in Austria where canoeists , fishermen and landowners all enjoy what nature has provided , it certainly dates what canoeists have to put up with in parts of this country .
11 Benny usually went home around four-thirty unless the boss offered him some overtime , and Joe Maitland had not arrived back from his buying trip .
12 But no , she could not ride tomorrow , her boots had not come back from the shoemaker 's .
13 Edward had not come back from the construction firm at David with anything saved up , but then , she had hardly expected him to .
14 What about Timo Metsola 's electronics outfit in Finland — where you 've just flown back from ?
15 In fact , I 've just flown back from the States today , and you 'll be glad to hear that the doctors assured me that Liz and Owen are on the road to a full recovery . ’
16 I 've just come back from France .
17 They 're always looking forward to going places they 've just come back from , or regretting doing things they have n't yet done .
18 And camping We 've just come back from Cornwall and it was very wet .
19 ‘ Dear Loretta , ’ she read , ‘ I 've just come back from an official trip to Italy , and I squeezed in a visit to a peace camp while I was there .
20 ‘ I 've just come back from the Thomas Garlands ’ place , sir . ’
21 We 've just come back from Chile , where chemical pollution , factory fishing , and poverty are the everyday reality facing fishermen , slowly destroying their ability to make a living and support their families .
22 Tell them we 've just come back from that .
23 I 'm not being rude now , I 've just come back from the Gambia and I have n't stopped
24 Oh Well we 've just come back from America we 've been in America for three years .
25 ‘ We 've just got back from Southampton , ’ said my mother , as though this circumstance presented a total barrier to further movement .
26 ‘ You 've just got back from Rhodes , we hear . ’
27 Well it , it 's been stupid this laid on this settee falling down back , it 's blinking ridiculous , yeah , we 've just got back from hospital and they 'll send her a letter for er , to make an appointment for her to go back , to see what the treatment they 're gon na give her , so , will it go in Pete 's car ?
28 For a moment , the sergeant had that same sense of disorientation when the lights went up at the end of an afternoon programme in the cinema and he felt he had just flown back from another world .
29 Kathleen looked over at the square cardboard box she had just brought back from Dorothea .
30 ONLY a dealer who had just come back from a weekend in the Kalahari desert would have been surprised to hear of yesterday 's agreed £337.6m bid by MB Group for Caradon , the Twyfords and Everest building products group , so comprehensive has been the pre-match publicity .
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