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.
See also: present
References in classic literature ?
We took off our hats to our acquaintances of the table d'hote, and the lady, in return, presented us with a little smile and a curtsey, for which everybody might be thankful.
"Cathedral Lanes is a Rob prime location and, thanks to its expansion plan, has presented us with the ideal opportunity to grow our family of bistrots in the region.
Nissan's marketing chief Roel de Vries said: "The combination of the Super Bowl and the Le Mans 24 Hours - two of the most watched sporting events in the world - presented us with a unique opportunity to showcase our most ambitious motorsport programme in recent times."
Director Jonathan Davies said: "We were grateful for the solution Buckles presented us with which allowed us to ensure the company was prepared for our responsibilities with the new pension legislation."
You have presented us with a season of hope and a time of opportunity for a nuclear-weapon-free world.
"Michael Belfonti presented us with a business plan to acquire the property, renovate the units and re-rent the apartments at market rents," said Fishier.
As Andrew Freear describes it, 'The community cooked us dinner, paid off our bills at the local mercantile, made us honorary Newbern citizens, presented us with a plaque, made a book of photos documenting the construction process and donated countless hours of labour as well as equipment use'.
My son's Baptist church, of which his father in law is pastor, presented us with $1,000 to help us get back on our feet."
"The flattening of the world, as I have tried to demonstrate in this book, has presented us with new opportunities, new challenges, new partners but also, alas, new dangers, particularly as Americans," Friedman writes.
I had not been skating long when Boulder redid the blue park and presented us with a beautiful piece of concrete.
"Sprint presented us with a solid technical solution, a good price and the ability to make the transition without the layer of complexity that working through a systems integrator might have added." Lord stated that the project was competitively bid by the National Guard through GovWorks.
"Masco has presented us with unique business challenges," said Stiles President Peter Kleinschmidt.
"Niall presented us with a jersey he wore against Manchester United a few weeks ago and with a football signed by all his mates at Sunderland,o" said Pat Clancy of the Clodiagh Rangers FC.
The artist presented us with a series of objects that were not only functionally but also visually "unusable," yet were still known objects.