Example sentences of "[v-ing] [conj] [is] [adv] [verb] " in BNC.

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1 Raspberry vinegar makes a wonderful salad dressing but is also used extensively in nouvelle cuisine for sauces and trickled over soft fruits ( sometimes with a little black pepper ) .
2 These include cortisol ( which rises later in the night as the body prepares for waking and is strongly influenced by the body clock ) ; antidiuretic hormone ( which is one of the ways in which fluid formation by the kidney is reduced at night , see Chapter 6 ) ; and the male sex hormone , testosterone , as well as some of the hormones that control the reproductive cycle in women .
3 Provision of such phase-related signals is described as phase splitting and is widely used in electronics for various purposes .
4 The work can be at various levels from initial reconnaissance to diamond drilling but is not intended to go beyond the discovery stage of a mineral deposit .
5 Sometimes if the investigator is a native of the area s/he is studying and is also trained in techniques of phonetic and phonological analysis , s/he is likely to be able to articulate and use intuitions about relevant variables .
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