Example sentences of "can [be] assumed to be " in BNC.

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1 Burrough ( 1986 ) suggests that the area of the map covered by lines can be assumed to be an area of uncertainty .
2 All rates of pay quoted can be assumed to be gross , i.e. inclusive of employer 's contributions etc .
3 Normal van operating costs ( i.e. insurance , licence and servicing ) can be assumed to be c .
4 The approximate savings per unit can be assumed to be 1 chef at £6,000 per annum per unit .
5 It would be unduly optimistic to assume that management skills have risen to a level such that costs undertaken can be assumed to be equivalent to value .
6 Subroutines are usually written to be " transparent " to the calling routine ; that is , the processor registers such as accumulators and condition codes can be assumed to be unaltered by the subroutine call , unless they are explicitly part of the subroutine linkage .
7 The copper can be assumed to be uniformly distributed across the section but it only occupies a fraction unc of the space available ; the current density in the copper is to be J.
8 Where no provenance is given , the find spot can be assumed to be East Anglia .
9 Functional studies were essentially positivist in nature and depended upon the notion that phenomena can be explained as instances of repeated and predictable regularities in which form and function can be assumed to be related , and indeed form and process figured in the titles of a number of books concerned with processes ( e.g. Carson and Kirkby , 1972 ; Gregory and Walling , 1973 ) .
10 This is that , where there is judicial uncertainty over the meaning of a legislative text , in the absence of any consequent overt expression of a contrary parliamentary view , certain categories of statement on the effect of the provision of a Bill by one of a narrowly defined group of parliamentarians , if not later withdrawn or varied , can be assumed to be an expression of parliamentary intention .
11 The compressibility of the solvent is equal to the molar volume of the solvent in solution , V 1 , and can be assumed to be unchanged over a small range of pressures , thus giving
12 These dimensions can be assumed to be strongly correlated with each other , so that a model of ‘ strong ’ corporatism can be constructed in terms of which specific countries can be ranked .
13 One problem for the non-native speaker of English is to decide when a group can be assumed to be familiar .
14 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 .
15 In this chapter , however , we are focussing attention on the behaviour when the effect of such departures can be assumed to be slight .
16 Other than in such cases of clear juxtaposition , dots can be assumed to be purposeful when there is graphic consistency , and especially when such consistency is combined with gentle expression .
17 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 .
18 As we noted , in the canonical situation of utterance , with the assumption of the unmarked deictic centre , RT can be assumed to be identical to CT ( Lyons ( 1977a : 685 ) calls this assumption deictic simultaneity ) .
19 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 .
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