One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I'm trying to make the place look presentable’
tidy, neat, fit to be seen, orderly, straight, clean, spick and span, in good order, shipshape, shipshape and Bristol fashion, in apple-pie order
2‘you'd better make yourself presentable’
smartly dressed, tidily dressed, smart, tidy, of smart appearance, well groomed, dapper, elegant, trim, spruce
3‘they have produced one or two quite presentable videos’
fairly good, passable, decent, respectable, adequate, all right, satisfactory, moderately good, not bad, not too bad, average, tolerable, fair
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