Francisco Costa delivered a similar performance at Calvin Klein, presenting a collection that was 85% knitwear.
In 2009, however, the author Lucy Siegle threw down the gauntlet, presenting Firth with the “Green Carpet Challenge.”
Next week New York University is presenting a debate called “Are Men Finished?”
The bookstore was opened as a way of presenting Italian books and culture to Manhattanites.
But this time, they will be presenting the choice under extra disadvantages.
The vessels furled their sails, and drew in their banners, and rode at anchor, presenting their heads doggedly to the storm.
La Salle, as bold as he was humane, advanced alone to meet them, presenting the calumet.
The islands are rocky and barren, presenting high cliffs of a columnar structure.
It was skirted by a magnificent forest, with no underbrush, presenting a park such as the hand of man never planted.
He had seen that this new manner of presenting plays had a great future, not only for the public but for the acting profession.
c.1300, "existing at the time," from Old French present "evident, at hand, within reach;" as a noun, "the present time" (11c., Modern French présent) and directly from Latin praesentem (nominative praesens) "present, at hand, in sight; immediate; prompt, instant; contemporary," from present participle of præesse "be before (someone or something), be at hand," from prae- "before" (see pre-) + esse "to be" (see essence). Meaning "being there" is from mid-14c. in English. As a grammatical tense, recorded from late 14c.
c.1300, "introduce (someone or something) formally or ceremonially;" also "make a formal presentation of; give as a gift or award; bestow," from Old French presenter (11c., Modern French présenter) and directly from Latin praesentare "to place before, show, exhibit," from stem of praesens (see present (adj.)). From late 14c. as "exhibit (something), offer for inspection, display;" also, in law, "make a formal complaint or charge of wrongdoing." From c.1400 as"represent, portray." Related: Presented; presenting.
"this point in time" (opposed to past and future), c.1300, "the present time," also "act or fact of being present; portion of space around someone," from Old French present (n.) from Latin praesens "being there" (see present (adj.)). In old legalese, these presents means "these documents."
c.1200, "thing offered, what is offered or given as a gift," from Old French present and Medieval Latin presentia, from phrases such as French en present "(to offer) in the presence of," mettre en present "place before, give," from Late Latin inpraesent "face to face," from Latin in re praesenti "in the situation in question," from praesens "being there" (see present (adj.)), on the notion of "bringing something into someone's presence."
present pre·sent (prĭ-zěnt')
v. pre·sent·ed, pre·sent·ing, pre·sents
To appear or be felt first during birth. Used of the part of the fetus that proceeds first through the birth canal.
To come before a doctor or nurse, as with a medical problem or condition.
To manifest a symptom.