PRESENTATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PRESENTATION
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 n.  show or display; act of presenting something to sight or view
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He recalled his arrival on the island, his presentation to a smuggler chief, a subterranean palace full of splendor, an excellent supper, and a spoonful of hashish.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
2  To no class of persons is the presentation of a gratuitous opera-box more acceptable than to the wealthy millionaire, who still hugs economy while boasting of carrying a king's ransom in his waistcoat pocket.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 53. Robert le Diable.
3  The members, apprised of the sort of presentation which was to be made that evening, were all in attendance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
4  By nature inoffensive, friendly, and obliging, his presentation at St. James's had made him courteous.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
5  He could tell her nothing new of the wonders of his presentation and knighthood; and his civilities were worn out, like his information.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 27
6  For about three years I heard little of him; but on the decease of the incumbent of the living which had been designed for him, he applied to me again by letter for the presentation.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 35
7  The subject for history is not man's will itself but our presentation of it.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
8  History surveys a presentation of man's life in which the union of these two contradictions has already taken place.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
9  Whatever presentation of the activity of many men or of an individual we may consider, we always regard it as the result partly of man's free will and partly of the law of inevitability.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
10  All the known incidents of their love were enlarged, distorted, touched up, and modified, till the original reality bore but a slight resemblance to the counterfeit presentation by surrounding tongues.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
11  We know there has been a presentation.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
12  It is pitiable that frantic efforts must be made at critical times to get law-makers in some States even to listen to the respectful presentation of the black man's side of a current controversy.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In IX
13  I think that the presentation of facts, on a high, dignified plane, is all the begging that most rich people care for.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XII.
14  Edward is only to hold the living till the person to whom the Colonel has really sold the presentation, is old enough to take it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 41
15  They saw heads decently impaled for presentation to the Sublime Porte.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XXX
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Impressed by the young researcher's well-documented presentation, we accepted her analysis of the experiment as authoritative.
17  The professor decided to gave a presentation on drug abuse in public.
18  You can rehearse your presentation to make sure that it fits within a certain time frame.
19  Thank you for the visual presentation; it helps very much.
20  Before making her presentation at the conference, Ellen wrote up a neat precis of the major elements she would cover.
21  I work in theatrical multimedia presentation, so I switch between platforms almost daily.
22  According to present law, the authorities can only punish smugglers with small fines.
23  According to the witness's testimony, you were present when the crime was committed.
24  The present law has failed to achieve its objectives.
25  The past is for wisdom, the present for action, but for joy the future.
26  I can testify to the foregoing since I was actually present when it happened.
27  The present administration has demonstrated little regard for environmental issues.
28  He warned that correcting the mistakes of the present administration would not be easy.
29  Allow me to present my former teacher to you.
30  Analysis showed that water was present in the mixture.