present (one) with (something)

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present (one) with (something)

To give or award something to one, especially in a formal or ceremonious capacity. They presented him with an award for his work in finding a cure for cancer. We'd like to present you with this commemorative plaque for all your years of hard work for the firm.
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The roof is about twelve feet high, and runs to a pretty sharp angle, as if there were a regular ridge-pole there; while these ribbed, arched, hairy sides, present us with those wondrous, half vertical, scimetar-shaped slats of whale-bone, say three hundred on a side, which depending from the upper part of the head or crown bone, form those Venetian blinds which have elsewhere been cursorily mentioned.
If Palmer has been viewed as a simplifier and popularizer of John Wesley's doctrine of sanctification, the present author seeks to present us with a more nuanced, appreciative view.
Luckily, she's here to get us all chatting and present us with a few facts and figures
IS THERE a big joke going on that I am not in on whereby Liverpool City Council pretends everything is going wrong right up until the very last minute before they will jump out and tell us all: "fooled ya!" then present us with this fabulous range of events and completed projects for 2008 and beyond.
If we truly want Hollywood to present us with representations of gay men that challenge and even devastate us, this situation needs to change.
We expect 2006 to present us with even more exciting opportunities."
As Italo Calvino observes, 'The second industrial revolution, unlike the first, does not present us with such crushing images as rolling mills and molten steel, but with "bits" in a flow of information travelling along circuits in the form of electronic impulses.
"Peter Beardsley, who had been playing five-a-side down here until recently, came down to present us with it."
The above facts present us with the following question.
Sowell's book is a sad example of the pitfalls of "empirical" studies in the social sciences that propose to simply present us with the "facts." Since no one can possibly present us with all the facts, the authors of such studies can only present us with selections of the facts, and the selections they present are determined not only by their subject matter but also by their values and theoretical commitments.
If Baldwin does not always satisfy the scholar's appetite for a study with firm conclusions, she does, nevertheless, present us with a useful, carefully researched book.
These initiatives present us with a challenge to advance our practice and extend the service we offer our patients/clients.
In her biography of Hurston, Boyd manages to present us with a rich portrait of this icon, one that honors both the life that was lived and myths it produced.