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Now:‘membership at present stands at about 5,000’
at the moment, just now, right now, at this time, at the present time, currently, presently, at this moment in timein this day and age, nowadaysView synonyms
- ‘I doubt that they are all deceased as they were all about my age and I am 70 at present.’
- ‘Michael is in hospital at present and it is hoped that he will soon be back playing cards.’
- ‘I would have to look out on to a car park, rather than the trees I see at present.’
- ‘At present there are 164 grammar schools, concentrated mainly in Kent and Yorkshire.’
- ‘Petrol prices are very high at present and there have been calls for the government to act to reduce them.’
- ‘The main focus at present in the back to school theme that all school goers must face up to.’
- ‘If granted, this would allow them to continue the centre's operations as at present.’
- ‘On the Dover-Calais route six ships will be operated compared with seven at present.’
- ‘This is particularly dedicated to anyone who's going through a bit of a tough patch at present.’
- ‘In six years the landfill site will be full and at present there are no plans to dig up more countryside for this.’
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