Example sentences of "but it [is] [adv] [verb] [that] " in BNC.

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1 Several attempts , he wrote , had been made by " former prospectors " to sink upon this lode " but it is heavily watered that they could not go down more than 3 or 4 fathoms deep " .
2 But it is also believed that such cellular circulation develops on smooth coasts with uniform offshore bottom topography .
3 But it is also emphasized that professional competence is not something that can or should be taken for granted , and that the intimate knowledge of the carer-counsellor can often be as useful as the most vaunted professional .
4 Sir , the pond in D thirty nine has been shown to be a breeding place for the Great Crested Newt , but it is also known that it migrates to other ponds , several others , but does not necessarily breed there , but chooses at Skelton .
5 The National Trust is currently undertaking a structural survey which will reveal the full scale of the damage , but it is already known that extensive harm has been done to the brickwork , windows and terrace .
6 The significance of migrating larvae of S. vulgaris in natural cases of colic is difficult to assess , but it is generally recognised that where strongyle infections of horses are efficiently controlled the incidence of colic is markedly decreased .
7 There are no rules defining the distinction between runners and strips , but it is generally accepted that a runner is relatively large ( halfway or corridor size ) , whereas a strip is rarely more than .
8 Many diverse schools still come from Okinawa , but it is generally accepted that the mainstay of much of the karate that is practised in the world today is the original shotokan style , brought from Okinawa to Japan by karate 's modern-day founder and innovator , Gichin Funakoshi .
9 A clear waiver of subrogation rights issued by the insurers is obviously preferred , but it is generally accepted that the noting of interests will have the same effect , although there is no guarantee of this .
10 There is no express disqualification from voting in the case of mental patients other than the general reference to ‘ any legal incapacity to vote ’ in s.1(l) ( b ) ( i ) of the 1983 Act but it is generally considered that any person who , at the moment of voting , lacked capacity to understand what he was immediately about to do , whether by reason of mental illness or drunkenness , etc. , could be denied the right to vote by the presiding officer at the poll .
11 The effect of the Sicilian experience on Yeats is disputed by Yeats scholars , but it is generally agreed that some effect there was .
12 This was an effective method of recognition , but it is generally agreed that the method works only for highly constrained tasks .
13 Some ‘ users ’ of the service are indeed patients in the conventional sense ; they have entrusted their mental problems to a psychiatrist in the same way as one might entrust one 's stomach problems to a gastroenterologist , but it is increasingly recognized that the model of conventional professional medicine is a poor framework for the provision of mental health services .
14 Evaluation is still rudimentary but it is increasingly accepted that with services as massive and costly as those described we must develop techniques for measuring their impact and comparing the success and failure of different approaches .
15 But it is well known that the provision of advice services nationally is uneven and as the best.known generalist advice agency , the CAB feels that it would be failing the wider community if it did not consider what barriers may be preventing people from approaching a CAB for advice .
16 It is questionable whether the spaying of cows was widely practised at that time , but it is well known that London dairymen were only interested in a continuous milk supply .
17 But it is well known that there is a prejudice against awarding the bigger gongs to those who have fled England : especially for Switzerland .
18 Self-promotion of that sort may be a matter for amused comment , but it is widely accepted that one may choose one 's Place in the pecking order , or try to , and that in Britain parentage does not irreversibly define class .
19 Much has been said and written as to how exactly the miracle is performed , but it is widely agreed that a relatively stable group of large general electronics companies in Japan did succeed in the 1970S and 1980S in being continuously innovative in terms of products and markets .
20 But it is widely expected that further heads will have to roll if the discredited Communist Party is to retrieve the situation .
21 Local farmers and regional government often hold large emergency stocks which are not counted , but it is nevertheless accepted that they represent a trend .
22 Jackie had finished racing by the time I got involved in the sport , but it is utterly fitting that this collection of drivers ' portraits should begin with Jackie : not only because he was a great champion , not just because he changed the course of the sport , but because he 's really never been away .
23 The Vatican has never officially recognised Indonesia 's annexation of the territory , but it is privately conceded that the Papal visit constitutes de facto recognition of the status quo .
24 Measures underway to effect this are ; increased substitution of gas for oil in industrial complexes and combined heat and power ( CHP ) schemes , but it is still reckoned that the USSR is a million miles behind the West in terms of energy efficiency .
25 But it is still found that entry qualifications for the bureaucracy are disproportionately obtained by the children of skilled and professional groups , not workers and peasants , so the emergence of a new kind of bourgeoisie seems inevitable ( Barnett 1967 ) .
26 True-kin do not necessarily love one another , but it is always presumed that they are friends until they are shown to be enemies .
27 But it is specifically allowed that that world might lack our laws , including a law which pertains to the rain and the wet balcony .
28 The Irish people are defined primarily by their allegiance to the present restricted or future enlarged republic , but it is popularly understood that they will normally have the further characteristics of Gaelic Irishness .
29 But it is publicly acknowledged that these numbers , which represent people who have put themselves forward for testing , are underestimates .
30 It was for many years claimed to be the earliest example of the true arch in Europe , but it is now recognised that it was constructed in the sixth century as an open drain and that it was only roofed over with its present stone vault of three concentric rings of radiating voussoirs in 184 B.C. Its exit into the Tiber can still be seen in Rome near the Ponte Rotto ( 68 ) .
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