- . the time being; now
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, the time being
, here and now
, this day and age
, the present moment
Example Sentences Including 'the present'
A brisk knock at the door jerked him, mercifully, back to the present.
It had been weird to hear the embassy guy talk about him in the present tense.
THE EXECUTION (2002)
Then he spent a moment wondering what to do about the present he had brought Jeanne.
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