Example sentences of "[vb mod] [be] [vb pp] to be responsible " in BNC.

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1 If a car is unlawfully taken and then returned in a damaged state , it seems absolutely right that the person or persons responsible for taking it should be assumed to be responsible for causing the damage unless they can prove the contrary .
2 As parts of a whole Universe we could be said to be responsible for everything , for we are an active part of an active creation .
3 While people may be held to be responsible for an action they may not always be asked to account for it .
4 In organizations and government departments who regularly advertise , someone will be appointed to be responsible for the advertising .
5 However , the rising level of deaths and serious injuries in industry generally is a matter of great shame to us all , but it is a matter of great shame in particular for those who can be held to be responsible .
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