present englannista suomeksi
- nykyisyys, nykypäivä, nykyhetki
- luovuttaa, ojentaa, antaa
- nykyinen, tämänhetkinen
- läsnä, läsnä oleva, paikalla, läsnäoleva
- antaa lahjaksi
(quote-book)|chapter=12| title=The Mirror and the Lamp| passage=All this was extraordinarily distasteful to Churchill. It was ugly, gross. Never before had he felt such repulsion when the vicar displayed his characteristic bluntness or coarseness of speech. In the present connexion … such talk had been distressingly out of place.
- Amongſt this number of Cordials and Alteratiues, J doe not find a more preſent remedy, then a cup of wine, or ſtrong drinke, and if it be ſoberly and opportunely vſed.
- a present pardon
- An ambassador(..)desires a present audience.
A gift, especially one given for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, or any other special occasions.
''to present an envoy to the king''
To nominate (a member of the clergy) for an ecclesiastical benefice; to offer to the bishop or ordinary as a candidate for institution. (defdate)
To offer (a problem, complaint) to a court or other authority for consideration. (defdate)
To charge (a person) with a crime or accusation; to bring before court. (defdate)
1971, (w), ''Religion and the Decline of Magic'', Folio Society 2012, page 71:
- In the diocese of Gloucester in 1548 two inhabitants of Slimbridge were presented for saying that holy oil was ‘of no virtue but meet to grease sheep’.
Bible, Job i. 6
- Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the lord.
- So ladies in romance assist their knight, / Present the spear, and arm him for the fight.
To make clear to one's mind or intelligence; to put forward for consideration. (defdate)
1927, (w), ''The Case-book of Sherlock Holmes'':
- I do begin to realize that the matter must be presented in such a way as may interest the reader.
(quote-journal)| url=http://www.americanscientist.org/bookshelf/pub/the-battle-between-intuition-and-deliberation| passage=Libertarian paternalism is the view that, because the way options are presented to citizens affects what they choose, society should present options in a way that “nudges” our intuitive selves to make choices that are more consistent with what our more deliberative selves would have chosen if they were in control.
''The theater is proud to present the Fearless Fliers.''
To point (a firearm) at something, to hold (a weapon) in a position ready to fire. (defdate)
''Well, one idea does present itself.''
''The patient presented with insomnia.''
To appear or represent oneself (as having a certain gender).
''At that time, Elbe|Elbe was presenting as a man.''
To act as presenter on (a radio, television programme etc.). (defdate)
''(w) presents "(w)".''
''She was presented with an honorary degree for her services to entertainment.''
- My last, least offering, I present thee now.
''I presented my compliments to Lady Featherstoneshaw.''
1417, La disputation de l'Asne contre frere Anselme Turmeda http://books.google.fr/books?id=Uf47AAAAcAAJ&pg=PT212&dq=%22faire+un+present%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=qZDCU4ynBsey7Abs4oDoAQ&ved=0CDgQ6AEwAwv=onepage&q=%22faire%20un%20present%22&f=false
- Un iour qu'il alloit par ladite cité & passant par la rue de la mer, veit une guenon dedans un panier & l'acheta pour en faire un present audit conte d'Armignac son parent, pource que en France i'a pas beaucoup de telz animaux.
- : One day as he was walking through said city and passing through ''la Rue de Mer'', he saw an Old World monkey in a basket and bought it to give it as a present to the Count of Armignac, his father, because there are not many animals like this one in France.