2014년 8월 22일 금요일

Dic: [용례] for there to be, for there being

Quite interesting usages of 'there be' I've never written before. They follow the same pattern as '(for) Noun to-V' or '(for) Noun V-ing',

  • An important lesson from this exercise is that for there to be gains from foreign trade for the economy as a whole, some sectors of the economy must lose.
  • What factors must exist for there to be a demand?
  • It's important for there to be enough jobs for everybody.
  • I don't want there to be any mistakes. 
  • He was surprised at there being so many possibilities.
  • I am sorry for there being some errors in my post. (someone says it sounds strange)
  • As for the reason for there being no final diagnosis to the suspected case, Hall said it was very difficult [to?] diagnose SARS.

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CF. 자료: https://www.englishforums.com/English/AboutForThereToBe/cjhml/post.htm
CF. http://view.byu.edu/

The British National Corpus (BNC) shows only 5 example in one million words for "for there being":
  • The reason for there being no circuit in Belfast is simple: it's too small.
  • [T]he number of bits used, alignment and requirement for there being no reserved bits in the mechanisms becomes important. 
  • I have to look at the reasons for there being an inset at all for the village.
  • 기타 생략.

106 examples in 1m words for "for there to be":
  • We have too much competition within the side for there to be any complacency.
  • I thought that it was still possible for there to be a political link between the United Kingdom and India.
  • You only have to show that this act works for there to be takers everywhere.
  • it is quite usual for there to be a royalty split of 70:30 in favour of the writer.
  • For there to be a Europe-wide common standard of emissions, there must also ...
  • [T]he features were similar enough for there to be little difference between the two women in a picture.
  • [I]t is a little unusual for there to be more than one left in at this stage.
  • ...


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