VERBS be | remain
ADV. ever the ever present risk of pollution
PHRASES past and present a list of all club members, past and present
ADJ. anniversary, birthday, Christmas, wedding
VERB + PRESENT buy | get, receive | give sb, send sb | wrap (up) | open, unwrap
PREP. ~ for a present for my daughter | ~ from, ~ to It's a present to us all from Granny.
PHRASES make sb a present of sth My nephew loves this bike so I'm going to make him a present of it.
ADV. clearly, well The arguments were well researched and clearly presented. | attractively, neatly | orally, visually The results can be presented visually in the form of a graph.
VERB + PRESENT aim to, attempt to, seek to, try to We have tried to present both sides of the debate. | be designed to Hotel brochures are designed to present the most attractive aspects of the hotel.
PREP. as He likes to present himself as a radical politician. | to He presented the information to his colleagues.