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present 1

American English: /ˈprɛz(ə)nt/
British English: /ˈprɛz(ə)nt/

adjective

  • 1 (at scene) (predicative) to be present
    estar presente
    she was present at the ceremony
    estuvo presente en la ceremonia
    asistió a la ceremonia
    all those present
    todos los presentes
    how many were present?
    ¿cuántas personas había?
    he was present at the scene of the accident
    presenció el accidente
    you are ever present in my thoughts
    te tengo siempre presente
    a protein present in blood
    una proteína que se encuentra en la sangre
    all present and accounted for o (British English) correct
    todos presentes
    somos todos los que estamos y estamos todos los que somos [humorous]
    Example sentences
    • We have an inside source who was present at the rally and is familiar with the reporters involved.
    • However they were present in large numbers and settled for a short procession inside the church.
    • Insiders ask whether he should have been present rather than delegating decision-making to his chief executive.
  • 2 (before noun) 2.1 (current)
    (situation/salary/address)
    actual
    at the present time o moment
    en este momento
    in the present case
    en este caso
    en el caso que nos ocupa
    the present writer [formal]
    quien esto escribe
    Example sentences
    • Given the present situation, it seems that no long or short term planning was ever done to meet the growing power demand.
    • A tram link between Interchange and Forster Square stations would be slightly better than the present situation.
    • There is an awful description in use about the present situation - the ‘new normal’.
    2.2 (Linguistics)the present tense the present indicative
    el presente de indicativo
    the present subjunctive
    el presente del subjuntivo
    the present participle
    el participio activo or (de) presente
    Example sentences
    • The only problem is that it looks or sounds for the most part, therefore, exactly the same as the present tense of the verb.
    • It should be clear that an apology has to be in the first person, and in the present tense.
    • Another peculiarity of headlinese is that it is almost always in the present tense.

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present 2
American English: /prəˈzɛnt/
British English: /prɪˈzɛnt/

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (give, hand over)to present something to somebody
    entregarle algo a alguien
    hacerle entrega de algo a alguien [formal]
    her daughter will present the bouquet to her
    su hija le entregará el ramo de flores
    su hija le hará entrega del ramo de flores [formal]
    please present my respects to … [formal]
    por favor presente mis respetos a … [formal]
    to present somebody with something
    obsequiar a alguien con algo [formal]
    obsequiarle algo a alguien (esp (Latin America) ) [formal]
    she was presented with a silver tray
    la obsequiaron con una bandeja de plata [formal]
    le obsequiaron una bandeja de plata (Latin America) [formal]
    she presented him with a daughter [dated]
    le dio una hija
    Example sentences
    • Terese Capucilli's award will be presented to her at the ceremony by actor and graphics designer Bill Randolph.
    • The trophy was presented by best-selling author Bill Bryson who described it as a very exciting match.
    • Ruth, 18, offered to present the painting to Mr Bayley as a memento of York, the floods and the exhibition.
    Example sentences
    • An under-matron at Malsis school, she was presented by the wife of her cousin, Commander Ian Steel RN.
    • A Mossi baby is formally presented to the community three days after birth for a boy, and four days after birth for a girl.
    • On September 14th as Marquise de Pompadour she was formally presented at court.
    1.2 (confront)to present somebody with somethingI was presented with a bill for £500
    me pasaron una cuenta por or de 500 libras
    we were presented with a very difficult situation
    nos vimos frente a una situación muy difícil
    it presents me with a whole host of problems
    esto me plantea toda una serie de problemas
    Example sentences
    • Then one day a man appears at his door, presenting himself as John Shooter, and accuses Mort of copying a story from him.
    • But it was a composed and prepared Smith who appeared on Newsmaker Live to present herself for public scrutiny.
    • David presented himself at the emergency room of the hospital one and one-half days after the third cystoscopy.
  • 2 (proffer)
    (ticket/passport/account/motion/bill)
    presentar
    (argument/ideas)
    presentar
    exponer
    the way it's presented is very important
    la presentación es muy importante
    to present a petition to the authorities
    presentar una petición a las autoridades
    elevar una petición a las autoridades [formal]
    to present a check for payment
    presentar un cheque para el cobro
    Example sentences
    • He's kick-started the process by studying many of the proposals on offer and presenting this draft plan of action.
    • The joint committee, which presents a preliminary report this autumn, comprises three Liberal Democrats, 12 Labour, seven Tories and two crossbenchers.
    • All you will have to do to take advantage of the offer is to present your card when you make your purchase.
  • 3 3.1 (constitute) they presented an easy target
    eran un blanco fácil
    it may present an obstacle to future development
    puede significar or constituir un obstáculo para el desarrollo futuro
    Example sentences
    • Even the newer equipment presents difficult problems of ballot design.
    • And we have seen that sexism presents a greater difficulty than racism in this regard as well.
    • The lack of affordable housing presents problems for the whole of the community - if there is no one to nurse the sick, teach the children or work on the land everyone suffers.
    3.2 (provide)
    (view/perspective)
    presentar
    ofrecer
    Example sentences
    • Like other types of bills of exchange payable on demand, a cheque has to be presented for payment within a reasonable time.
    • The builder simply presented his bill for payment.
    • When a cheque is presented for payment the paying bank, as we know, must comply strictly with its customer's mandate.
    Example sentences
    • Judges are obliged to remain open-minded about the outcome of a case until the relevant evidence has been presented in court.
    • On 3 June 1992 it was wound up by the High Court on a petition presented by the Bank of England.
    • The claim form in this action was issued on 19th April 2001 and the Petition was presented to the court on the same day.
  • 4 4.1 (Cinema, Theater)
    Example sentences
    • Riddoch has spent the past five years on Radio Scotland, presenting a daily show that tackles issues high on the national news agenda.
    • His brother, Grant Stott, 35, presents a radio show on Edinburgh's Forth One.
    • Hewitt met her when they presented a radio show together.
    Example sentences
    • The Multi Storey Theatre Company is presenting the hour-long show, ideal for families with children over the age of five and an adult audience too.
    • NTC Touring Theatre Company presents a second show, The Stars Look Down, on Tuesday.
    • Sam Dowling's energetic and innovative Roscommon-based experimental theatre company presents its exciting new production.
    4.2 (Radio, Television)
    (show)
    presentar
  • 5 (introduce) [formal] may I present my husband?
    permítame presentarle a mi marido
    to be presented at court
    ser presentado en la corte
    to present somebody to somebody
    presentarle alguien a alguien
    I presented him to my parents
    se lo presenté a mis padres

reflexive verb

  • 1 (arise)
    (problem/opportunity)
    presentarse
    surgir
    Example sentences
    • I started playing golf since about age 14, and can remember playing in rain or shine whenever the chance presented itself.
    • They are not like the other girls at Moore River, and, when an opportunity presents itself, they escape.
    • She does not plan large works in advance, but instead visits the designated exhibition space and waits for an idea to present itself to her.
  • 2 (appear) [formal]
    (person)
    presentarse
    to present oneself for interview/examination
    presentarse a una entrevista/un examen
    to present oneself as a candidate
    presentarse como candidato
  • 3 (display, show)
    presentarse
    this is how the situation presents itself to me
    así es como yo veo la situación

intransitive verb

  • (Medicine)
    (patient/disease)
    presentarse
    the patient presented with symptoms of …
    el paciente se presentó con síntomas de …
    the baby presented in the breech position
    el niño venía de nalgas
    Example sentences
    • Mr. Smith is a 63-year-old man who presents to his family physician with typical anginal chest pain.
    • On average, one full school day was missed unnecessarily after children presented to hospital emergency departments with minor injuries.
    • At 12 months of age, the patient presented to the hospital with vomiting.
    Example sentences
    • Influenza may present as a mild respiratory illness similar to the common cold.
    • Firstly, hepatitis C is not an uncommon disease presenting to general practitioners.
    • However, none of the 5 tumors presenting during pregnancy and lactation that were tested were positive for either protein.
    Example sentences
    • Gardberg et al found that 68% of fetuses presenting as occiput posterior position at birth resulted from a malrotation from an initial occiput anterior position.

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present 3
American English: /ˈprɛz(ə)nt/
British English: /ˈprɛz(ə)nt/

noun

  • (gift) it's (for) a present
    es (para) un regalo
    I got it as a present
    me lo regalaron
    to give somebody a present
    regalarle algo a alguien
    hacerle un regalo a alguien
    Example sentences
    • Decorative serving platters also make great presents for the culinarily gifted.
    • Camelot believes the scratchcard, launched tomorrow, will appeal to people who buy record or gift tokens as presents.
    • Practical presents are now a favourite of mine: getting gifts that you like but wouldn't necessarily buy yourself.

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