Example sentences of "[pron] is [adv] assumed that [pron] " in BNC.

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1 The term substantial steps is used because prior to that stage it is generally assumed that there is nothing for the offeror to disclose publicly .
2 It is generally assumed that it is not cost-effective to screen either younger or older women , but the achievements of any screening in this area are unclear .
3 Furthermore , it is generally assumed that it is an easy matter to pollute and get away with it .
4 Assertions can be signalled by writing " I would suggest " , or " I would argue " , but often it is just assumed that whatever you say is your suggestion or argument .
5 It is often assumed that what I have earlier called the ‘ division of labour by strata ’ is the prime objective content of the British ‘ class ’ system but there are severe methodological problems in investigating this hypothesis , since the schemas proposed for the classification of occupations are not actually independent of the phenomenon to be explained .
6 Because these three associated religions appear to have in common the belief in one transcendent personal creator , it is often assumed that they all believe in the same God .
7 Someone must plough the fields or milk the cows , but much of this endeavour takes place hidden from public view and when a tractor is glimpsed across a field it is often assumed that it is a farmer who is in the cab .
8 If it is always assumed that they are intellectually inferior , what else is there for them to do … every time teachers are constantly amazed by the fact that in the first year they have at the moment there are two or three really bright West Indian boys , and it 's of constant amazement to people like Mr G … ‘ my goodness he 's bright where does he get it from ’ .
9 In theory it is typically assumed that we are concerned with the distribution of taxes and benefits among individuals according to their ability to pay ( the normative basis for this is not discussed here — see Lecture 11 ) ; in empirical work , this is typically taken to mean measured money income .
10 It is still assumed that it is the woman who will give up work to look after the children or take time off if they are sick , she admits .
11 It is commonly assumed that it is impossible to change this state of affairs , but the Guild of Food Writers believes it can be done , and that it is all-important , even vital , to do so , says Claudia Roden , its vice chairman .
12 It is popularly assumed that it has medicinal benefits , but there is no evidence whatever to support this , and much evidence to the contrary .
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