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    Default presentation of or on

    When do we say: presentation on sth and presentation of sth?

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    Default Re: presentation of or on

    I think both are used: the presentation of a play; the presentation on child abuse; the presentation of scientific evidence.

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    Default Re: presentation of or on

    Quote Originally Posted by magdalena View Post
    When do we say: presentation on sth and presentation of sth?

    i think there's a slight difference
    When the thing itself is on display you say'presentation of......

    And when sth else is displayed in connection with it ,you say presentation on sth...........

    Experts to comment....

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    Default Re: presentation of or on

    Quote Originally Posted by magdalena View Post
    When do we say: presentation on something and presentation of something?
    "presentation on" = "presentation about"

    He gave a presentation on the subject of child abuse = He gave a prepared lecture about the topic [probably with slides/PowerPoint]

    Yesterday there was a presentation at the Civic Hall on the problems of traffic control.


    "presentation of" = something is being presented to someone.

    There was a presentation of prizes after the competition

    The new ambassador was presented to the Queen at Buckingham Palace

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    Default Re: presentation of or on

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    "presentation on" = "presentation about"

    He gave a presentation on the subject of child abuse = He gave a prepared lecture about the topic [probably with slides/PowerPoint]

    Yesterday there was a presentation at the Civic Hall on the problems of traffic control.

    "presentation of" = something is being presented to someone.

    There was a presentation of prizes after the competition

    The new ambassador was presented to the Queen at Buckingham Palace

    The point remains to be the same ,
    If it is the thing/person(like the ambassador)being prsented ,it's prsentation of
    and if it is about something it is presentation on

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    Default Re: presentation of or on

    Thank you for clearing this point.

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    Default Re: presentation of or on

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Thank you for clearing this point.
    I put it so clearly because we (the people with Eng as 2nd language) tend to fit English usage into rules and definations .
    However the beauty of English languge is it's inconsistancies .It' s acceptance to varients is it's strength and reason of it's spread across the globe.
    (my own thoughts)

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