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present in English:

1. present present


I'm present.
Falling rocks present a danger to climbers.
A few years ago, on Mother's Day, I gave my stepmother a locket as a present.
Plenty of opportunities will present themselves, if only you are awake to them.
At present he lives by himself and the rest of the world means nothing to him.
The old lady made her a present of it and insisted she should have it.
Even if you know the truth, you had better pretend otherwise at present.
The most severe problem at present is that of over-population.
The present housing policy is likely to come up against considerable opposition.
First, we will present a petition to the mayor and collect signatures.
Our present house is too small, so we decided to move.
When he returned, he brought a baseball cap and gave it as a present to his friend.
A present is usually given in return for one's hospitality.
At present, we have 1,600 students at our school.
In my opinion, we should pay more attention to the present state of affairs.

English word "present"(present) occurs in sets:

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2. bestow bestow


To bestow something on someone means to give or present it to them
she bestowed a smile on me
The George Cross is a decoration that is bestowed on British civilians for acts of great bravery.
The king had friends on whom he bestowed land and privileges.

English word "present"(bestow) occurs in sets:

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3. put forward put forward


He put forward a new plan to help decrease unemployment.
We are going to put forward a claim for damages.
None of the ideas that I put forward have been accepted
put forward ideas
The proposals that you have put forward deserve serious consideration.
put forward a new plan, = submit
During meetings people often put forward ideas.
The solution put forward by Mr Fletcher seems to be reasonable.
Mr Adams is going to put forward some interesting suggestions on how to improve our work.
A new theory has been put forward by the scientists.
Do you mind if we put forward the starting time an hour, and make it 9 o'clock instead of 10?
For that reason I think that we have to put forward a bolder proposal.
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These were the arguments which Carson put forward...
Oprah put forward a book which she had read and enjoyed and discussed it on the programme.

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phrasal verbs

4. represented represented


The vice president represented his country at the international conference.
He represented the labor union on the committee.
Mary represented her team in the competition.
I represented my university at the conference.
For the boy, his father represented authority.
He represented his class at the meeting.
Our company will be represented by John.
He represented Japan at a conference.
In modern computer systems, umlaut and diaeresis are represented identically.
The cicada has represented insouciance since antiquity.
The different character typologies are represented schematically in figure one.
Modern heroes are represented by rock stars.
He represented the mayor at a ceremony.
John represented his class in the swimming match.
Voiceless screaming was interestingly represented through music notation by Alfred Schnittke: "silence fortissimo".

English word "present"(represented) occurs in sets:

Word Formation (Year 3)

5. presence presence


Not long ago we heard a father say in the presence of his large family, "I don't want any of my boys to be lawyers."
At the party, one of his political opponents humiliated him in the presence of many guests.
It may be unwise of you to advertise your presence.
see global presence
Shiroonitake is a poisonous mushroom but it has real presence, and I like it.
The opera was graced with the august presence of the Crown Prince and Princess.
The general's massive presence awes everyone.
I looked up, and did not recognize the same man: before, I had seen death in his face; but now he was alive, and I recognized in him the presence of God.
Presence of all members is obligatory.
For example, vervet monkeys learn to use a certain call in the presence of circling eagles, who prey on the monkeys.
Your presence is optional.
I felt a presence behind me!
Your presence helped me a lot during the concert.
The general never lost his presence of mind in the face of the large force of the enemy.
Unless otherwise decided by the directors, if the company has a common seal and it is affixed to a document, the document must also be signed by at least one authorised person in the presence of a witness who attests the signature.

6. happening or existing now happening or existing now



7. presenter presenter



English word "present"(presenter) occurs in sets:

Word formation people

8. current current


Our current house is too small, so we decided to move.
current event
The incumbent's rival is taking issue with the claim that crime was reduced by 50% under the current administration.
It must also be said that spotting what is important in current science is a matter of judgement, one cannot know that one is right.
The "retired" president of that company runs the whole show from behind the scenes, so the current president is nothing but a figurehead.
The current national anthem of Georgia was accepted in 2004, when Saakashvili came to power.
We are concerned about the further actualization of current problems among youth, such as truancy, dislike of school and lack of appropriate character development.
Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian politician, the current Prime Minister of Italy, as well as a successful entrepreneur.
The current rate is about one airplane crash every two weeks, measuring all serious accidents to all types of transport jets.
Sustainable development is the concept of the current generation utilizing the environment and meet human demands while not harming the ability of future generations to satisfy their own demands and interests.
We meet at a time of tension between the United States and Muslims around the world – tension rooted in historical forces that go beyond any current policy debate.
The probability of this chain of events is one in two million flights - about once every two months at current levels of air traffic.
Despite a large surplus in merchandise trade, the current account surplus is not so big due to a deficit in invisible trade.
The current imbalance between supply and demand is considered to reflect structural changes on the demand side, rather than being a cyclical phenomenon.

English word "present"(current) occurs in sets:

UNIT 3 - lesson I

9. at at


I'm at the hospital. I got struck by lightning.
How many times a day do you look at yourself in the mirror?
I'm good at Japanese.
I'm thinking about complaining about my son's teacher at the kindergarten.
To the best of my knowledge, the lake is the deepest at this point.
He did something stupid and was sneered at.
Happiness depends not so much on circumstances as on one's way of looking at one's lot.
You went to bed at 2 o'clock in the morning? No wonder you look sleepy today.
Do you mind if I call on you sometime? "No, not at all."
School begins at half past eight except on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
At first I felt a bit too shy to speak to her.
At the party the other night, my brother drank a bit too much and passed out.
At Narita Airport, I ran into an old friend of mine.
When I was a kid, touching bugs didn't bother me a bit. Now I can hardly stand looking at pictures of them.
Her composition had no grammatical errors at all.

10. presentation presentation


Please limit your presentation to 30 minutes.
You're pretty calm cool and collected for somebody who has a major presentation tomorrow.
We ran out of time, so we had to cut our presentation short.
I have to prepare a presentation weekly.
The presentation of this website is sometimes confusing.
Your presentation was so smooth and fluent - what can I say?
Since I don't know what questions I'll be asked, I'll have to wing it at my presentation.
You should have Mr Brown correct your speech before the presentation.
Ken is the best guy to communicate with Mr. Ogata. That is, if he prepares presentation materials.
A successful presentation of a play.
I am a little bit afraid that he will not prepare anything because I have not seen a presentation of his with presentation material.
I gave a presentation to the class about my history project.
Have you ever had to make a speech or give a talk or presentation in front of a lot of people?
I'm working on the presentation you asked me to do.
'Seminar', in universities, refers to debates and the presentation of research results by a few students.

English word "present"(presentation) occurs in sets:

World formation