Example sentences of "it be [adv] assumed that " in BNC.

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1 They were also admired for their military prowess , it being widely assumed that before the arrival of the British the Masai had been paramount among the tribes of East Africa ; they were ‘ aristocrats and formerly conquered east central Africa ’ .
2 It 's generally assumed that those who forego the pleasures of the flesh are elderly , but a report in the American Journal of Psychiatry reveals that 75pc are under the age of 38 .
3 It is however assumed that the total N will not be subdivided to examine the effect of ( for example ) linguistic environment ; in that case the ideal figure would be 30 tokens per environment , bringing the total for the variable as a whole to a figure proportionate to the number of environments examined .
4 Rape is only held to have been committed in English law where the sexual intercourse is ‘ unlawful ’ , and it is generally assumed that the function of that term is to remove non-consensual intercourse between a man and his wife from the ambit of rape .
5 On the other hand the EEC Nine produces only 64% of its consumption of sheep meat and it is generally assumed that the UK with approximately 25% of the EEC sheep flock and as the leading producer of 50% of Community production is well placed to reap some advantage which could be of benefit to the hills and upland areas .
6 It is generally assumed that pus-cells in the urethra are synonymous with infection and the pus-cell is treated vigorously from Bath to Bangkok and from Memphis to Madras as if it were an infectious organism itself .
7 But because the demand for central control has arisen out of a general dissatisfaction with education , and this dissatisfaction is often directed towards an excess of ‘ creativity ’ in the classroom , a lack of a disciplined work-force , it is generally assumed that the central common curriculum to be nationally accepted would be down-to-earth , factual , able to be assessed , and marked by a tick or a cross .
8 It is generally assumed that it is not cost-effective to screen either younger or older women , but the achievements of any screening in this area are unclear .
9 It is generally assumed that at postgraduate level and above users can look after themselves .
10 It is generally assumed that the use of and will enhance plural reference in this example .
11 As we have already indicated , it is generally assumed that in future there is likely to be a further reduction in the proportion of people of pensionable age who will be earning currently and hence adding to the gross national product as the latter is now calculated .
12 It is generally assumed that ASL is historically linked to the French Sign Language of the early 19th century , researchers seeing evidence of cognate signs in French Sign Language and ASL ( fig. 8.1 ) .
13 Lampreys and hagfishes lack a differentiated stomach , and it is generally assumed that all agnathans were similarly microphagous with no need for a stomach .
14 The term substantial steps is used because prior to that stage it is generally assumed that there is nothing for the offeror to disclose publicly .
15 Myths abound in the heroin community as to the meaning of ‘ notification ’ and ‘ registration ’ and it is generally assumed that all ‘ official ’ agencies are in league with one another .
16 It is generally assumed that the rise of more widespread educational opportunities has given children of working-class parents the chance to study for the qualifications necessary to enter middle-class occupations .
17 Among modern believers , it is generally assumed that once upon a time there was a ‘ pure ’ form of Christianity preached by Paul , from which various ‘ deviations ’ — that is , ‘ heresies ’ — subsequently occurred .
18 It is generally assumed that endogenous LH release occurs IS -20 h after the midpoint of the second dark period following PMSG administration .
19 However , it is generally assumed that rug-weaving was brought into China , probably from Turkestan or Mongolia , some time before the reign of Emperor K'ang Hsi ( 1661–1722 ) , a noted patron of the arts who may well have encouraged its assimilation into Chinese artistic life .
20 It is generally assumed that international forces have a great influence on the UK so that it is the international economy which determines the character of the crossroads now facing the UK .
21 Furthermore , it is generally assumed that it is an easy matter to pollute and get away with it .
22 It is generally assumed that in the absence of methodological artifacts visual laterality effects in normals arise either because one cerebral hemisphere is relatively inefficient at processing or retrieving the stimulus material presented and/or because one hemisphere can not fully process the information and has to send it across the corpus callosum to the opposite hemisphere .
23 It is generally assumed that all spreadsheets will benefit from fast calculation but this is n't necessarily so .
24 Although it is generally assumed that the free movement of persons within the European Community will increase the impact of ‘ international crime ’ on the internal security problems of the Member States and that more intensive and more effective law enforcement co-operation will be required , there is uncertainty about how better co-ordination can be achieved .
25 It is generally assumed that ‘ control ’ is a desirable feature and therefore has an additional premium value , ie purchasers will pay extra to acquire control and vendors will expect extra money to relinquish control .
26 It is generally assumed that hypergastrinaemia predisposes to the development of gastric carcinoids through progressive hyperplastic changes of fundic endocrine cells .
27 It is generally assumed that both texts on British Library Additional MS 23986 are preserved there as fragments of longer originals , and this is certainly true of the Anglo-Norman ballad first written on the roll .
28 It is generally assumed that an individual candidate has little influence on voting behavior : party is the decisive factor , though the candidate can have some impact .
29 It is normally assumed that because each eye projects to both hemispheres any imbalance between the two eyes is adequately controlled .
30 It is normally assumed that a given variable would have remained constant in the absence of integration .
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