law used in a deed or document to refer to itself: know all men by these presents
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How to use presents in a sentence
Not long after the holiday presents are put away and the guests have gone home, another season begins.
America presents two contradictory narratives that it struggles to reconcile.
What are your feelings about the wave of support that always immediately presents itself from the other side?
As of Friday, just how the final publication would play out remained a mystery, like so many Christmas presents under the tree.
The prizes are impressive and give a window into just what sort of presents people give the pope.Pope Francis Raffles Off His Swag to Help the Poor | Barbie Latza Nadeau | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This he was prevented from doing by Nabal's wife, who came out to meet David with fine presents and fine words.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
The distinction is based chiefly upon etiology, although each type presents a more or less distinctive blood-picture.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
Embodying in itself all the others, in some aspects of its character it presents these united in a singular and beauteous whole.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
These facts are without a doubt among the most curious that commerce presents.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
Suppose a person presents a check and the maker's deposit is not enough to pay the full amount, what can be done?Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles