Example sentences of "be assumed to be [v-ing] " in BNC.

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1 It is not difficult to see that in understanding such an exchange we make a great number of detailed ( pragmatic ) inferences about the nature of the context in which ( 32 ) can be assumed to be taking place .
2 Donaldson may be assumed to be referring to the Duke of Hamilton 's mausoleum at Hamilton Palace which Bryce executed after Burn had departed for London .
3 In conversations which involve speakers of both the first and second generations it is mainly the behaviour of the second generation speakers which is of interest , for it is these individuals who have " stylistic mobility " between London English and Creole and can be assumed to be using the two codes differentially ( though not necessarily consciously ) in a strategic way .
4 He bethought himself guiltily of Sergeant Crane , who might be assumed to be waiting to continue the conversation that Francesca 's call had interrupted , and padded down the corridor .
5 Thus by overtly infringing some maxim , the speaker can force the hearer to do extensive inferencing to some set of propositions , such that if the speaker can be assumed to be conveying these then at least the over-arching cooperative principle would be sustained .
6 Indeed , much ‘ practical ’ scientific learning in a western education system takes place in a laboratory where students imitate , learn concrete activities and at the same time are assumed to be developing logical and abstracting abilities .
7 Still , the limping aircraft , which were assumed to be carrying arms , were not challenged .
8 The assumptions lying behind such targeted programmes are that the ‘ problem ’ is a bounded one , concerned with ‘ pockets of poverty or deprivation ’ , restricted areas of decay , which can be remedied through relatively limited expenditure and precise targeting of funds and activities to ‘ special ’ , different , difficult problems , limited problems which remain to be rooted out , while the rest of the system is assumed to be functioning well and on course for prosperity and harmony .
9 In these models the economy is assumed to be adjusting continuously rather than moving in discrete jumps at intervals ( annual or quarterly ) corresponding to the available data .
10 In Fig. 11–8 the bureau is assumed to be maximizing the size of its budget and producing an output of Oq b .
11 The operator is assumed to be reacting to a situation in a control room , containing a great variety of dials , charts , and computer driven displays together with the controls needed to take action in any part of the system .
12 Pakistan 's military intelligence service , the ISI , which is assumed to be directing the attack , has lost face .
13 So we have suggested , erm , you will see in our evidence that policy H One should be amended and their are clearly a number of ways in which that amended amendment could take place , but we would particularly suggest that erm an indication should be given as to what the proportion of each district 's allocation is assumed to be going to the new settlement , if the new settlement is is agreed under the H Two discussion , thank you .
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