Example sentences of "[pers pn] [be] hold to [be] [adj] " in BNC.

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1 Some of them are held to be responsible for relaxation phenomena at low temperatures while folds are of great importance in the crystallization of polymers .
2 This hypothesis is supported by the fact that most plant families that produce bird-dispersed seeds are of very wide distribution and that several of them are held to be primitive , e.g. Annonaceae , Lauraceae , while several genera conspicuous in this trait are found in both tropical America and Australasia .
3 She was held to be guilty of theft .
4 Since statements like ‘ God is Love ’ fall into neither category they are held to be meaningless .
5 Aware that absolute holists can not live up to their own tenets , they offer a different distinction between the two approaches so that , rather than being seen as strict alternatives , they are held to be complementary .
6 Ahusquy is , in its minuscule way , a spa , because on the hillside above it , a healthy kilometre 's walk from the road and the small hotel , is a source you can drink from — it is held to be good for kidney and bladder sufferers .
7 He is held to be efficient , fair-minded , scrupulously honest , and is well-liked by his colleagues .
8 It was held to be unambiguous and that , in the context , ‘ delivery ’ meant delivery of materials and not delivery of a completed operable system .
9 Similarly , it was held to be contrary to natural justice to confirm an order on facts which the individual had no opportunity to show to be erroneous .
10 In later proceedings for the continuation of the Mareva injunction , it was held to be regular and proper practice for a plaintiff to commence proceedings on the same cause of action in several jurisdictions in order to obtain Mareva or corresponding relief .
11 Thus , where landlords were entitled to determine a twenty-one year lease " at the expiration of fourteen years if they shall require the premises for the purposes of a business carried on by them " it was held to be sufficient for them to show that they would need at least part of the premises before the date on which the lease would otherwise have expired by effluxion of time ( Parkinson v Barclays Bank Ltd [ 1951 ] 1 KB 368 ) .
12 Thus , where a landlord was entitled to enter the demised property to carry out such improvements , additions and alterations as he considered reasonable , he was held to be entitled to demolish and reconstruct all the existing buildings comprising the demised property without putting an end to the tenancy ( Price v Esso Petroleum Co Ltd ( 1980 ) 255 EG 243 ) .
13 In 1986 Mr Leon Brittan , the Home Secretary , resigned because he was held to be responsible for the leak of a letter containing the opinions of a law officer about the actions of the Secretary for Defence , Mr Michael Heseltine .
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