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Hannah was the guest of honor and presented the prizes.
We are very pleased to have been presented with this prestigious award.
Finally the mayor presented the medals to the winners.
It was argued that the group’s activities presented a threat to national security.
Despite its free-market reforms, the country still presents foreign investors with a challenge.
The task should present no difficulty for someone with her experience.
The commission presented its report in October.
Barnes subsequently presented the case to a meeting of the joint subcommittee.
The movie presents a disturbing image of youth culture.
Statistics can be used to challenge theories that are presented as facts.
In the early days of the election he sought to present himself as a family man.
Next week the theater presents Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen.
Miss Abbott, may I present the author Anne Rice?
They hovered around, hoping to be presented to the celebrities.
The soldiers stopped them and said they must present their papers.
He presented his passport to the guard for inspection.
He has asked me to present his apologies for his absence.
Children presenting with respiratory infections were given chest x-rays.
I’ll tell her when the opportunity presents itself.
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