PRESENTS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PRESENTS
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presents
 n.  plural of PRESENT
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents," grumbled Jo, lying on the rug.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
2  I used to be so frightened when it was my turn to sit in the chair with the crown on, and see you all come marching round to give the presents, with a kiss.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
3  "That's loving our neighbor better than ourselves, and I like it," said Meg, as they set out their presents while their mother was upstairs collecting clothes for the poor Hummels.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
4  Mrs. March was both surprised and touched, and smiled with her eyes full as she examined her presents and read the little notes which accompanied them.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
5  Kitty and Minnie Kirke likewise regard him with affection, and tell all sorts of stories about the plays he invents, the presents he brings, and the splendid tales he tells.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
6  Mars made Venus many presents, and defiled King Vulcan's marriage bed, so the sun, who saw what they were about, told Vulcan.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VIII
7  The others all of them applauded his saying, and sent their servants to fetch the presents.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VIII
8  We therefore humbly pray you to show us some hospitality, and otherwise make us such presents as visitors may reasonably expect.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IX
9  Then I saw Chloris, whom Neleus married for her beauty, having given priceless presents for her.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XI
10  Then they took out the presents which Minerva had persuaded the Phaeacians to give him when he was setting out on his voyage homewards.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIII
11  Her father and brothers are already urging her to marry Eurymachus, who has given her more than any of the others, and has been greatly increasing his wedding presents.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XV
12  It will be morning soon; wait till Menelaus has brought his presents and put them in the chariot for us; and let him say good bye to us in the usual way.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XV
13  Wait, then, till I can get your beautiful presents into your chariot, and till you have yourself seen them.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XV
14  Then Pisistratus put the presents into the chariot, and admired them all as he did so.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XV
15  They took me over the sea while I was fast asleep, and landed me in Ithaca, after giving me many presents in bronze, gold, and raiment.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  I like to fold presents up in pretty paper.
17  A new relationship presents you with the opportunity to wipe the slate clean.
18  The report presents a caricature of the true situation.
19  The isolation building of the Hurley Hospital presents a solution of the problem for the care of contagious diseases.
20  She presents herself in public and hence is an object of positive or negative regard, as the case may be.
21  Is it greener to stay at home and order presents online or head to the mall?
22  Richard presents a bit of a paradox, for he is a card-carrying member of both the National Rifle Association and the relatively pacifist American Civil Liberties Union.
23  The show Forbidden Broadway presents a parody spoofing the year's new productions playing on Broadway.
24  This kind of planning presents the government with a significant problem.
25  "A cheap sort of present!" thought Alice. "I'm glad they don't give birthday presents like that!" But she did not venture to say it out loud.
26  Until it was time to open the presents, the children had to bate their curiosity.
27  Lexy's joy at finding the perfect Christmas gift for Phil was transient, she still had to find presents for the cousins and Uncle Bob.
28  Hoping to discover where his mom had hidden the Christmas presents, Timmy took a surreptitious peek into the master bedroom closet.
29  I have forbidden Adele to talk to me about her presents, and she is bursting with repletion: have the goodness to serve her as auditress and interlocutrice.
30  This paper presents a space planning method for multistory building construction.