Example sentences of "is generally assumed that the " in BNC.

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1 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 .
2 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 .
3 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 .
4 It is generally assumed that the use of and will enhance plural reference in this example .
5 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 .
6 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 .
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