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If someone were to drop a match in here, this place would go up like a haystack ''.
from Brown Corpus
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If and someone
If man is actually the product of his environment and if science can discover the laws of human nature and the ways in which environment determines what people do, then someone -- a someone probably standing outside traditional systems of values -- can turn around and develop completely efficient means for controlling people.
If you look at a reading meant for someone else, you will probably see that many of the items could be considered as applicable to you, even when you were not in the picture at all!!
If an expensive and specialized piece of machinery is needed -- such as a spray rig, a combine, or a binder -- it is better to pay someone with a machine to do the work.
If Adelia had felt about someone as Henrietta felt about Charles, would she have run away with him??
If, for instance, someone says " I buried $ 100 in the bank ", most people would not think someone used a shovel to dig in the mud.
Immanuel Kant, writing in 1790, observes of a man " If he says that canary wine is agreeable he is quite content if someone else corrects his terms and reminds him to say instead: It is agreeable to me ," because " Everyone has his own ( sense of ) taste ".
“ If you slaughter sheep, you will be considered guilty of a crime .” He issued a regulation to that effect ... 1279 / 1280 under Qubilai all the Muslims say: “ if someone else slaughters animal we do not eat ”.
If the program is given to someone who speaks only English to execute the instructions of the program by hand, then in theory, the English speaker would also be able to carry on a conversation in written Chinese.
Nonetheless, the Talmud teaches that " If someone comes with the intention to murder you, then one is obligated to kill in self-defense than be killed ".
If a defendant could not reasonably have foreseen that someone might be hurt by their actions, there may be no liability.
If someone decides to donate to help orphan children, but decides to donate less, say, to black children out of a racist attitude, he or she will be acting in a discriminatory way even the people he discriminates against are actually benefitted by having some money donated to them.
A more specific question could be: " If someone else can make better out of his / her life than I can, is it then moral to sacrifice myself for them if needed?
If someone sees something completely different than another, our language prevents us from acknowledging the other's point of view by limiting our perception to fixed states.
If in spite of all his advice someone persisted in making idols, he would have them punished by the Patingatis ( Parava headsman ) by exile .... One day when he heard that idols had been worshipped in the house of a Christian, he ordered the hut to be burnt down as a warning to others.
In response, the deputy army chief, Antonio Ndjai, said: " If the people continue to go out into the streets to show their support for Carlos Gomes Junior, then I will kill Carlos Gomes Junior ... or I will send someone to kill him.
* If someone is careless when watering his fields, and he floods someone else's by accident, he will pay for the grain he has ruined.
For example, " If I send my résumé to enough places, the law of averages says that someone will eventually hire me.
(...) If someone asks me how I can sleep at night knowing that my arms have killed millions of people, I respond that I have no problem sleeping, my conscience is clean.
If and were
If she, Pamela, were being held responsible for his crimes, then hers must be the final act of expiation.
If it were not for an old professor who made me read the classics I would have been stymied on what to do, and now I understand why they are classics ; ;
If it were not that I knew who it was I could have mistaken it for my Aunt so well did her clothes fit him.
If an automobile were approaching him, he would know what was required of him, even though he might not be able to act quickly enough.
If we were creating a wholly new society, we could insist that our social, political, economic and philosophic institutions foster rather than hamper man ; ;
If his scholarship and formal musicianship were not all they might have been, Mercer demonstrated at an early age that he was gifted with a remarkable ear for rhythm and dialect.
If the hardships of the winter at Valley Forge were trying for healthy men, they were, of course, much more so for those not in good health.
If his circumspection in regard to Philip's sensibilities went so far that he even refused to grant a dispensation for the marriage of Amadee's daughter, Agnes, to the son of the dauphin of Vienne -- a truly peacemaking move according to thirteenth-century ideas, for Savoy and Dauphine were as usual fighting on opposite sides -- for fear that he might seem to be favoring the anti-French coalition, he would certainly never take the far more drastic step of ordering the return of Gascony to Edward, even though, as he admitted to the English ambassadors, he had been advised that the original cession was invalid.
If there were no West Berlin problem, imperialist quarters would have invented an excuse for stepping up the armaments race to try to solve the internal and external problems besetting the United States and its NATO partners.
If the new Soviet series has followed the general pattern of previous Russian tests, the shots were roughly half fission and half fusion, meaning a fission yield of 30 to 40 megatons thus far.
If the Hessian troops sent here willy-nilly by the Hessian Government to fight for England in the 1770's were mercenaries, what shall we call the UN troops sent to the Congo willy-nilly by their governments to fight for the United Nations??
If he were to go with White, he would be out there two days, not just listening in the dark at some point between here and Papa-san, but moving ever deeper into enemy land -- behind Papa-san -- itself.