Example sentences of "might be said [prep] be [adj] " in BNC.

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1 On the grounds of its ancient lineage and apparently perennial vigour , the ‘ grand survivor ’ of all general theories might be said to be elite theory .
2 The first might be said to be context- and task-independent : we can understand what a sequence of symbols is meant to represent , without understanding the context within which those symbols might be put to use .
3 A deictic element is not a term as such , but some part of the utterance which might be said to be deictic .
4 Thus each group of accounts might be said to be objective but they are not comparable .
5 So is the cold war giant , at least in the sense that a mighty military machine with no visible threat to its well-being might be said to be dead .
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