the murderer is present in this room
the present topic,
the present author
present help is at hand
"Look to this dayFor it is life, the very life of life"[The Sufi]
"For present joys are more to flesh and bloodThan a dull prospect of a distant good"
"Ah, fill the cup: - what boots it to repeatHow time is slipping underneath our feet;Unborn tomorrow, and dead yesterday,Why fret about them if today be sweet!"
"Presents, I often say, endear Absents"
"There is no time like the present"
to present a play
he presented a brave face to the world
she presented a proposal for a new book
to present a problem
to present a prize
to present a university with a foundation scholarship
to present one's compliments
to present a bill
the actor presented Hamlet as a very young man
she presented with postnatal depression
she presents well in public,
he presents as harmless but has poisoned his family
See present oneself
The red waistcoat was an early birthday present , followed by others on the actual day.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
The last time most of those present had been gathered together in the Centre, Councillor Steel had been murdered.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
Alternatives did not immediately present themselves to Voss.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)