Example sentences of "not be said to be " in BNC.

  Next page
No Sentence
1 These meetings could not be said to be unimportant because world Christianity ought to be seen to meet .
2 The Libyan quarrel was referred to Bishop Dionysius of Alexandria , a very well-educated man , who sided with those theologians who stressed the distinctness of Father and Son ; they should not be said to be of one being but to be as distinct as the husbandman and the vine .
3 The Salvationists associated together ‘ for a purpose which can not be said to be otherwise than lawful and laudable , or at all events can not be called unlawful ’ .
4 Skill in letter-writing is by no means evenly distributed among the population and letter-writers can not be said to be representative of the general population .
5 That is , what must be done in certain circumstances can not be said to be good without qualification and might involve evil and suffering .
6 That may be so , but while a quarter of the public does not have complete confidence in the police that code can not be said to be working .
7 The students could not be said to be responsible for their own actions and thoughts .
8 Someone who calls out ‘ Cooee ’ can not be said to be saying something that is true or false .
9 This will account for the fact that although it is the obvious lesson of Darwinism that species mutate , they can not be said to be aware of this nor in any sense to change themselves .
10 But what about those conflicts that do not take place within such a constituted social system , such as conflictual bourgeois societies which can not be said to be unified , except , as Sartre suggests dismissively , by appeal to a lost paradise before the class struggle ?
11 Descombes describes a comparable paradoxical structure in his account of ‘ originary delay ’ : a first event can not be the first event if it is the only event ; it can not be said to be a first until it is followed by a second , which then retrospectively constitutes it as the first — which means that its firstness hovers over it as its meaning without being identifiable with it as such .
12 In adjudicating , a meaning is attributed to a rule of law which can not be said to be correct or incorrect .
13 Ruether 's , if she is not saying in any sense of Christ that he is unique , surely can not be said to be so .
14 That they are not such statements is in accord with the fact , rightly insisted upon by Hume , as already noted , that causes can not be said to be in a certain logical connection with their effects : the fact that it is not contradictory , however mistaken it may be , to assert that a causal circumstance for an event existed but that the event did not occur .
15 For example , an Indian village producing Kashan-style rugs can not be said to be part of the Kashan weaving group ; nor can the Persian towns of Kashan and Arak be placed together , despite their relative proximity , because of the strong dissimilarities in their rugs .
16 That being so , the direct object can not be said to be totally redundant .
17 Where a previous Court of Appeal decision can not be said to be in line with the House of Lords ' authority on the same subject .
18 If the explanation given is correct , however ( and no other suggests itself ) then there is no reason to prevent the prosecutor who has elected in favour of the substantive offence from seeking to amend so as to substitute the conspiracy count instead : a straight exchange of counts based on the same facts can not be said to be over-burdensome .
19 That can not be said to be a full description of reason within the disciplines , for they can not be sustained without values and judgement .
20 Some change is certainly necessary , but by itself can not be said to be sufficient or specific .
21 If the purpose of the law is to protect women from acts of sexual intercourse to which they have not in fact consented , whether by reason of force actually applied , physical or other threat , or fear induced by the accused or by others , then the relevant question would appear to be : Did this particular woman , in these particular circumstances , submit to this particular man ; or did she in fact freely consent to have intercourse with him ? … if the law deems the woman to have consented to the act despite ample evidence of threats which rendered her submissive but non-consenting , then the law can not be said to be serving its true function of protecting individuals from the imposition of non-consensual sexual intercourse . ’
22 Nevertheless it was held that any false indication given by the retailer could not be said to be due to the act or default of Cadbury since the retailer could quite easily have compared the weights and prices of his existing stock and the new bars to see if the label ‘ Extra value ’ was justified .
23 The decision in Rask is , of course , considerable help in support of the contention that the claim would otherwise have succeeded , but can not be said to be conclusive on the point , since it is for the national court to evaluate all the circumstances when assessing whether there was in any particular case a transfer of a business .
24 A man can not be said to be truly willing unless he is in a position to choose freely , and freedom of choice predicates , not only full knowledge of the circumstances on which the exercise of choice is conditioned , so that he may be able to choose wisely , but the absence from his mind of any feeling of constraint so that nothing shall interfere with the freedom of his will ( Scott LJ in Bowater v Rowley Regis Corporation [ 1944 ] KB 476 ) .
25 Nevertheless , all these matters are only indicative , and can not be said to be conclusive .
26 English has no dental or labiodental plosive phonemes , so in these cases , although there is clearly assimilation , there could not be said to be a substitution of one phoneme for another .
  Next page