Example sentences of "but [pers pn] is [adv] accepted " in BNC.

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1 There are no rules defining the distinction between runners and strips , but it is generally accepted that a runner is relatively large ( halfway or corridor size ) , whereas a strip is rarely more than .
2 Many diverse schools still come from Okinawa , but it is generally accepted that the mainstay of much of the karate that is practised in the world today is the original shotokan style , brought from Okinawa to Japan by karate 's modern-day founder and innovator , Gichin Funakoshi .
3 A clear waiver of subrogation rights issued by the insurers is obviously preferred , but it is generally accepted that the noting of interests will have the same effect , although there is no guarantee of this .
4 Evaluation is still rudimentary but it is increasingly accepted that with services as massive and costly as those described we must develop techniques for measuring their impact and comparing the success and failure of different approaches .
5 Self-promotion of that sort may be a matter for amused comment , but it is widely accepted that one may choose one 's Place in the pecking order , or try to , and that in Britain parentage does not irreversibly define class .
6 Local farmers and regional government often hold large emergency stocks which are not counted , but it is nevertheless accepted that they represent a trend .
7 But it is universally accepted outside the ruling party that there is no question of a return to the golden days of 1980 and earlier elections , when Congress used to scoop up four-fifths of the seats .
8 The exact date of the Vendôme charter , in which Count Bouchard gave full details of the military service owed to him from the area of Vendôme , is still controversial ; but it is now accepted as an authentic document of the time of Fulk Nerra or Geoffrey Martel .
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