Example sentences of "[pron] [be] hold to [be] " 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 The virtual absence of L1 producing cells beneath the follicle associated epithelium in Peyer 's patches may induce the immunostimulatory function of these macrophage rich structures , which are held to be crucial for induction of specific mucosal immunity .
4 For examples of bye-laws which were held to be ultra vires , see Scottish General Transport Co. v. Glasgow Corporation , 1928 S.C .
5 His decision stated he had made assumptions about the lease which were held to be incorrect , and those errors resulted in the premises being valued on a fundamentally wrong basis .
6 In a nutshell , it is argued that either Van Valen 's results show linearity with time , which is held to be biologically without significance , or most do not , in which case Van Valen 's ‘ law ’ breaks down .
7 In Birmingham , Alabama , you could be banished from the city for being seen talking to a Communist , which was held to be committing a public nuisance .
8 More generally , there was a growing belief over the 1960s and into the 1970s that Britain 's industrial problems could be overcome through more vigorous entrepreneurship , the supply of which was held to be ‘ market-determined ’ .
9 Danzig was a party to the Treaty of Paris of 1920 but not to the Treaty of Versailles , which was held to be the source of the rights conferred upon Poland and the organic limitations on Danzig .
10 Apart from containing pictures of part of the scene where it is said the violent disorder had taken place and an incident leading up to the arrival of the police which was held to be part of the res gestae , the tape would have been useful to establish alibis some defendants wished to rely upon in respect of their presence in the club at a relevant time and the timing between significant incidents .
11 It was held that the effect of the clause was to throw onto the employer the risk of damage caused by fire , so that the contractor was not liable even for a fire caused by the negligence of its employees ( and despite the presence of a clause under which the contractor undertook to indemnify the employer against losses in respect of damage to property caused by the negligence of the contractor 's employees , which was held to be qualified by the clause dealing with fire insurance ) .
12 Their aim is to give aid to groups of people who are held to be disadvantaged for any reason — because of ethnic origin , sex , sexual preference , age , unemployment or any kind of disability .
13 But if Jesus of Nazareth is not thought to be unique , and the Christian story is just a myth , why , one must ask , should one who is a feminist choose to take up this particular myth when it is so male , and has central to it a male person who is held to be unique ?
14 She was held to be guilty of theft .
15 One of the things that surprised me when I first read the New Testament seriously was that it was always talking about a Dark Power in the universe — a mighty evil spirit who was held to be the Power behind death and disease , and sin .
16 Where we are held to be contracting carriers for the purposes of air or sea carriage please note that our liability is limited in the manner provided by relevant international conventions , ‘ special contract ’ with Governments or UK statute law .
17 And what we can then see happening is a hardening of specific judgements into presumptions of classes , based now not only on mixed criteria ( for there are held to be cases of ‘ skilfully executed nonsense ’ or ‘ professionally brilliant hokum ’ as well as of ‘ clumsy art ’ or ‘ raw but authentic artistic power ’ ) but also , and crucially , on criteria which are incompatible with the original delimitation by the nature of the practice .
18 As there are many dipterocarps at Sepilok , the rarity of food plants there is held to be the main reason for the greater home range and lower population density compared with P. melalophos at Kuala Lompat : the home range is some 70–84ha compared with 31.5 .
19 The benefit to be assessed on teachers at Malvern College in respect of their children 's education there was held to be the marginal cost to the school of providing the education , less any contribution the teachers made .
20 The second is that if , following the Francovich case , there was held to be a right to damages in such circumstances , the effect of requiring an undertaking from the council would be to impose liability in damages on the council instead of on the United Kingdom which , as I understand the position , would properly be the party so liable .
21 Now , you are too young to be aware of this but in the past there was held to be a linkage between so-called ‘ self-abuse ’ and the sebaceous rigours of your time of life .
22 Since statements like ‘ God is Love ’ fall into neither category they are held to be meaningless .
23 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 .
24 Anti-English slanders they were held to be by the genteel Victorian travellers who continued to come to the Pyrenees .
25 Nevertheless they were held to be in contempt but , the strike having collapsed , no penalty was imposed .
26 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 .
27 He is held to be efficient , fair-minded , scrupulously honest , and is well-liked by his colleagues .
28 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 .
29 The circumstances which imposed on Midland Bank the duty of which it was held to be in breach are not apparent from the report .
30 In Low v. Kincardine Licensing Court , 1974 S.L.T. ( Sh.Ct. ) 54 , it was held to be a relevant ground of appeal that a rule of natural justice that no interested party should have an opportunity to confer with the licensing court outwith the presence of another party to the cause was broken .
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