Present in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Present

Relating to now, for the time being; current. | Located in the immediate vicinity. | (obsolete) Having an immediate effect (of a medicine, poison etc.); fast-acting. [16th-18th c.]

Short Example Sentence for Present

  • 1. It is not my present home. 🔊
  • 2. The present was unendurable. 🔊
  • 3. In the present instance they repaired to the doctor. 🔊
  • 4. Montague Ford would not produce it in its present form. 🔊
  • 5. At present the Magyar is his own master in Transylvania. 🔊
  • 6. All the gentlemen present hastened forward to do her homage. 🔊
  • 7. We are on the march, but at present we are only just getting started. 🔊
  • 8. Of course the whole camp was present and full of fluid and enthusiasm. 🔊
  • 9. However, all that is past; we have to consider the present now. 🔊
  • 10. For the purposes of the present Expedition it has been renovated. 🔊
  • 11. I would declare against war though every one here present were for it.... 🔊

How to use Present in Sentence?

  • 1. But he told me that we were just the people present of whom he had not heard a word. 🔊
  • 2. It had been an experience that fitted them for just such a crisis as the present one. 🔊
  • 3. At the present day there is practically unanimous agreement as to the spelling of most words. 🔊
  • 4. The following typographical errors present in the original edition have been corrected. 🔊
  • 5. It was as if he had come back out of that remote past and was present before me in his golden youth. 🔊
  • 6. Some pretty creditable things had been done by them and that training came to their help in the present crisis. 🔊
  • 7. At these words many of the gentlemen present began to bite their moustaches and move uneasily in their chairs. 🔊
  • 8. This is the first question to be considered; and the discussion of it will occupy the remainder of the present chapter. 🔊
  • 9. Hence, foreknowledge infers necessity in no other sense than it is inferred by present or concomitant knowledge. 🔊
  • 10. Then the discussion followed, and each member present was allowed ten minutes in which to express his views. 🔊
  • 11. It is a reply which we have long been solicitous to see, and we now have it from one of the most celebrated theologians of the present day. 🔊
  • 12. Certainly, the present writer should not complain of such treatment, for it is precisely the treatment which he has received from himself. 🔊
  • 13. In the present part, it remains for us to examine the same doctrine in relation to the equality of the divine goodness. 🔊
  • 14. I believe none can recall their childish estimate or essence without identifying within their present intimate selves. 🔊
  • 15. The two gentlemen are at the present moment standing before the table, which is covered with all sorts of ancient coins. 🔊
  • 16. He was so worn out, so numb with privation and fatigue, that he had not gone in thought beyond the present moment. 🔊
  • 17. Sometimes I amused myself with my pencil in portraying the image that was ever present to my imagination. 🔊
  • 18. They lingered, talking about all sorts of glorious futures they were planning and discussing the eager present with great animation. 🔊
  • 19. Indeed, this is the course pursued by some of the most enlightened Calvinistic necessitarians of the present day. 🔊
  • 20. To illustrate this position, and clear it of sceptical cavils and objections, is the main object of the present chapter. 🔊
  • 21. Thus, the system of necessity is based on a false psychology, on which it has too securely stood from the earliest times down to the present day. 🔊
  • 22. If the summary is in the present tense, antecedent action should be expressed by the perfect; if in the past, by the past perfect. 🔊
  • 23. He was, perhaps, a little too conscious of his happiness; and he feared to do anything that would endanger the pleasure of his present life. 🔊
  • 24. The mind of man is unduly affected by the present and the proximate; but to God there is neither remote nor future. 🔊
  • 25. I trembled so violently then, taken with a fresh shudder of excitement, that I could not lift the tumbler to present it. 🔊
  • 26. As I have said, the class was only just organized, but it was not a very small one; there must have been sixty or seventy present that night. 🔊
  • 27. Augustine, as is well known, maintained the startling paradox, that all mankind were present in Adam, and sinned in him. 🔊
  • 28. The next night of our meeting my number was moved to the other side of my serene neighbor, who at present divided me from the hazel eyes and the ringlets. 🔊
  • 29. The presentation of many questions leads the pupil to think out cause and effect, and to connect his present knowledge with the realm of the unknown. 🔊