Definition of 'the present'
Example sentences containing 'the present'
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The flamboyant actor now has the presenting bug. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Now the present pupils have enjoyed the rewards he offers a large cast. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Now the present government is following the same path of selling off our precious assets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Much of the context and content is now lost in the present. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)It is now all about the present. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It belongs to the past and now only the present is important to us. The Sun (2010)But my experiences were in the present tense; hers were in the past. Christianity Today (2000)Better by far to stick to the present flag; it has real meaning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Focus on the strength of your relationship and only fret if something is clearly wrong now - in the present. The Sun (2013)A whoosh from the track returns me to the present; modern trains manage it with rather less effort. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You will be glad to pay $500 now rather than the present value of $5,000 in costs. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)We have looked at the past, looked at the present, what now about the future? Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)She asks what is happening here, now, in the present. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The builder will be glad to pay $500 now rather than the present value of $600 in costs. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)I'm in the present now. The Sun (2010)They are also capable, at the right times, of losing themselves in the here and now and relishing the present moment. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)
Synonyms of 'the present'
now, today, the time being, here and now
Trends of 'the present'
Very Common. the present is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Nearby words of 'the present'
Definition of the present from the Collins English Dictionary
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