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    #1

    present on sth

    Hi,

    I wonder if somebody could help me. I've come across the following sentence:
    Journalists add their own personal touch and analysis to present on local history and customs.
    It is the preposition "on" that is intriguing me, since I'd never read it before and I can't find that it combines with the verb "prepare" in any dictionary.

    Is that a correct sentence? Any help? Thanks,

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    #2

    Re: present on sth

    You mean “prepare present on”?

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    #3

    Re: present on sth

    The writer of this particular sentence may have meant "to present news reports on.." in which case he/she omitted those words.

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    Re: present on sth

    Quote Originally Posted by Guille_R View Post
    Hi,

    I wonder if somebody could help me. I've come across the following sentence:
    Journalists add their own personal touch and analysis to present on local history and customs.
    It is the preposition "on" that is intriguing me, since I'd never read it before and I can't find that it combines with the verb "prepare" in any dictionary.

    Is that a correct sentence? Any help? Thanks,
    Obviously, the journalist/writer of the statement "added their own personal touch" by using "present". I wouldn't call it wrong, but I would prefer to use "to report on" which would be a common term in AmE and the various media.

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    Re: present on sth

    It sounds OK to me, but I would use report on too.

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    #6

    Re: present on sth

    Thank you all!

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