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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsnoun: /ˈprɛzənt/, adjective: /ˈprɛzənt/, verb: /prɪˈzɛnt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈprɛzənt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(v. pri zent; n., adj. prezənt)



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present

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [birthday, wedding, graduation, thank-you, Christmas] present
  2. [birthday] presents
  3. a [good, bad, great, cool, practical] present
  4. [buy, give, choose, make, wrap] a present
  5. [chip, pitch] in for a present
  6. [wish, ask] for a present
  7. just the present I wanted!
  8. get a present for [passing, graduating, finishing]
  9. here is a present to [say, express, show] our thanks
  10. this present is for you
  11. think [about, beyond] the present
  12. try to live in the present
  13. there's no time like the present!
  14. the [future, past] and the present
  15. the verb is in the present
adj
  1. at the present [time, moment]
  2. in the present [day, moment]
  3. (up) to the present day
  4. the present [economical, social, political] situation
  5. are in the present company of
  6. [unusable, ineffective] in its present [state, condition]
  7. list of present [members, occupants, services, products]
  8. the present [owner, CEO, manager] is
  9. the present [simple, perfect, continuous] (tense)
  10. the present [document, contract]
  11. must be present [before, in order to]
  12. was present for the [speech, party, robbery]
  13. was present at your [birth, graduation]
  14. was (not) present when
  15. there are [500] people present
  16. [antioxidants] are present in many [fruits, vegetables, plants]
  17. UK: are (all) present and correct
v
  1. present an [award, honor] (to)
  2. presented her with the [award]
  3. present a [speaker, guest]
  4. [may I, let me, allow me to] present (to you)
  5. presents [a problem, an opportunity, an obstacle]
  6. presents [problems, difficulties, obstacles]
  7. shouldn't present any [problems]
  8. presents us with [a dilemma, a problem, an opportunity]
  9. presented them with the [opportunity, chance] to
  10. was presented with [a choice, an option, a decision]
  11. presented with a golden [opportunity]
  12. present your [findings, theory, work]
  13. present your [case, evidence] (in court)
  14. present a [paper, report, proposal, draft]
  15. present (it) for [review, consideration]
  16. present and [discuss, debate]
  17. present to the [crowd, fans, audience]
  18. [neatly, well, poorly, convincingly, nicely] presented
additional examples
  1. present an [award, honor] (to)
  2. a [birthday, wedding, graduation, thank-you, Christmas] present
  3. at the present [time, moment]
  4. presented her with the [award]
  5. [birthday] presents
  6. in the present [day, moment]
  7. present a [speaker, guest]
  8. a [good, bad, great, cool, practical] present
  9. (up) to the present day
  10. [may I, let me, allow me to] present (to you)
  11. [buy, give, choose, make, wrap] a present
  12. present-day [lives, figures, drama]
  13. presents [a problem, an opportunity, an obstacle]
  14. [chip, pitch] in for a present
  15. the present [economical, social, political] situation
  16. presents [problems, difficulties, obstacles]
  17. [wish, ask] for a present
  18. are in the present company of
  19. shouldn't present any [problems]
  20. just the present I wanted!
  21. [unusable, ineffective] in its present [state, condition]
  22. presents us with [a dilemma, a problem, an opportunity]
  23. get a present for [passing, graduating, finishing]
  24. list of present [members, occupants, services, products]
  25. presented them with the [opportunity, chance] to
  26. here is a present to [say, express, show] our thanks
  27. the present [owner, CEO, manager] is
  28. was presented with [a choice, an option, a decision]
  29. this present is for you
  30. the present [simple, perfect, continuous] (tense)
  31. presented with a golden [opportunity]
  32. think [about, beyond] the present
  33. the present [document, contract]
  34. present your [findings, theory, work]
  35. try to live in the present
  36. must be present [before, in order to]
  37. present your [case, evidence] (in court)
  38. there's no time like the present!
  39. was present for the [speech, party, robbery]
  40. present a [paper, report, proposal, draft]
  41. the [future, past] and the present
  42. was present at your [birth, graduation]
  43. present (it) for [review, consideration]
  44. the verb is in the present
  45. was (not) present when
  46. present and [discuss, debate]
  47. there are [500] people present
  48. present to the [crowd, fans, audience]
  49. [antioxidants] are present in many [fruits, vegetables, plants]
  50. [neatly, well, poorly, convincingly, nicely] presented
  51. UK: are (all) present and correct
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