Example sentences of "[vb mod] be assumed to be " in BNC.

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1 If a car is unlawfully taken and then returned in a damaged state , it seems absolutely right that the person or persons responsible for taking it should be assumed to be responsible for causing the damage unless they can prove the contrary .
2 Bayes ' postulate is that , when nothing to the contrary is known , the probabilities should be assumed to be equal .
3 Bayes ' postulate is that , when nothing to the contrary is known , the probabilities should be assumed to be equal .
4 The concept , now referred to as ‘ universal precautions , ’ stresses that all patients should be assumed to be infectious for HIV , HBV , and other blood-borne pathogens .
5 On this single trial the α-value of the target must be assumed to be at the ( low ) level produced by pre-exposure — however rapidly α tends to change in a new context , the change will require at least one trial to occur .
6 It is also the case that people 's sex can not be held to be an effect of their job or their work record ; sex must be assumed to be causally prior to both of these variables .
7 The planetary guard of a godling despot must be assumed to be numerous and very well armed — though how well experienced ?
8 If women are to be a good test of male-oriented psychological theories , as egalitarian feminist psychology hopes , they must be assumed to be a largely homogeneous population .
9 Although this proposition is wide enough to cover payment made in response to an illegal demand it was stated in the context of a court order of which the compulsitor must be assumed to be very much stronger than that of a mere demand which has yet to be enforced .
10 in its statement of claim must be assumed to be correct .
11 Detrimental to the plaintiff it can not be , if he has no cause of action ; and beneficial to the defendant it can not be ; for , in contemplation of law , the defence upon such an admitted state of facts must be successful , and the defendant will recover costs , which must be assumed to be a full compensation for all the legal damage he may sustain .
12 It was apparent that his attendance at the coming Party Conference must be assumed to be very unlikely , and that the question of replacing him as leader could arise .
13 He bethought himself guiltily of Sergeant Crane , who might be assumed to be waiting to continue the conversation that Francesca 's call had interrupted , and padded down the corridor .
14 This comfort assumes that the identities , which can be so effortlessly , even unconsciously , adopted in listening to a speech , are not in serious conflict : the categories of ‘ Conservative ’ , ‘ British ’ , ‘ right-thinking ’ all overlap and , in fact , without reflection might be assumed to be virtually synonymous .
15 The New Historicists ' 'reciprocal concern with the historicity of texts and the textuality of history' would set up an exchange which might be assumed to be awkward .
16 But particularly in a public sector context , where appeals to the public interest could be assumed to be more common , profound questions remain which can not be resolved by terse definitions .
17 Since the identity of one 's sexual partner may be assumed to be of fundamental significance , it is surely unjustified to give effect to this only where the mistake concerns whether the man is the woman 's husband ?
18 Simple pre-exposure may be assumed to be an effective method for reducing associability because it allows the rapid formation either of a strong stimulus — no event association or of associations among stimulus elements , just as consistent reinforcement allows the rapid formation of a strong CS-US association .
19 Donaldson may be assumed to be referring to the Duke of Hamilton 's mausoleum at Hamilton Palace which Bryce executed after Burn had departed for London .
20 This means that prices and wages may be assumed to be fixed in the short-run .
21 Your salary is £8,250 exclusive of live-in benefits , which may be assumed to be equivalent to a further 20 per cent .
22 Power costs may be assumed to be 5.5p per kw/hr .
23 The difference between the two types of selection may be assumed to be of psycholinguistic importance .
24 These ‘ leaders ’ may be assumed to be aware of each other 's power and reliably to report it .
25 This type of deformation causes no dilatation and so the observed effects may be assumed to be due to one causes only — structural rearrangements which do not cause a change of volume .
26 This asserts that the demand for a company 's equity may be assumed to be flat ( perfectly elastic ) for all practical purposes and hence increases in supply will have no discernible effect on the price .
27 This would enhance the authority of international law because of the inherent and self-evidently moral qualities of such an impartial legal process ; the ‘ bindingness ’ of international law would be increased because the aims of the enterprise — the peaceful resolution of international conflicts — would be assumed to be universally desirable .
28 Firstly , by what mechanism do patients or consumers become insured and , secondly how is health care supplied and paid for ? [ … ] under the pure Type 11 model described here , effectively all residents of a locality would be assumed to be ‘ insured ’ with their local health authority .
29 When a sender judges her receiver 's schema to correspond to a significant degree with her own , she need only mention features which are not contained in it ( the time of getting up and what she had for breakfast , for example ) ; other features ( like getting out of bed and getting dressed ) will be assumed to be present by default , unless we are told otherwise .
30 Burrough ( 1986 ) suggests that the area of the map covered by lines can be assumed to be an area of uncertainty .
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