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How to use presently in a sentence
He is presently working on Meet the Neighbors, a book about what understanding the minds of animals means for human relations to wild animals and to nature.Octopuses Find New Hunting Buddies - Issue 95: Escape | Brandon Keim | January 28, 2021 | Nautilus
The new laws propose allowing farmers to enter into contracts to sell their output directly to private players, bypassing the government-regulated markets, or mandis, where produce sales presently take place.Reliance has no plans to shake up farming in India—apart from building a grocery empire | Niharika Sharma | January 19, 2021 | Quartz
There is a third group that presently seems to be 15% to 25% that is unlikely to ever come back to a facility to meet their fitness needs.
With agencies culling staff to manage the financial difficulties that have come due to the coronavirus crisis, there are fewer people on staff who are presently managing the work of multiple positions.‘It’s all in the name of profit’: Confessions of a media buyer on short-staffed burnout during the pandemic | Kristina Monllos | December 3, 2020 | Digiday
The Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center does not presently predict severe thunderstorms in the region.Heavy rain and isolated flooding forecast for Washington region Wednesday into Thursday | Jeffrey Halverson, Jason Samenow | November 10, 2020 | Washington Post
However, he has no plans presently to return to Russia to find out.The ‘Hunted’ Gays of Putin’s Russia: Vicious Vigilantes and State Bigotry Close Up | Tim Teeman | October 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One thing led to another, and they were presently on a couch in his library.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire | H.L. Mencken | October 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The use of the F-22 over Syria presently is easily feasible and extremely logical.First U.S. Stealth Jet Attack on Syria Cost More Than Indian Mission to Mars | Dave Majumdar | September 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In fairness, laws presently on the books allow Pennsylvania legislators to take gifts legally.
presently Louis rose with a nod to us and offered his arm to Constance, and they strolled away along the river wall.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show | Robert W. Chambers | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It wasn't far, so we kept on, and presently it developed that we had accidentally come upon old Piegan Smith.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
presently he began to shiver so, with some sort of a chill, that I took off my coat and wrapped it round him.The Boarded-Up House | Augusta Huiell Seaman
presently there was a clattering of hoofs behind him, and Ribsy came galloping along the road, with nothing on him but his collar.Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
It is impossible to believe that thus far it is anything but a sketch and intimation of what it will presently be.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The friends were standing close to the wall; but on these sounds they moved away; and a key presently turned in the door.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for presently
in a short while; soon
at the moment
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