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At Present vs Presently

At present & Presently:

At Present /adverbial phrase/ (বর্তমানে):

বর্তমানে কোনকিছু হচ্ছে বোঝাতে at present বসে।  

At present means a moment or period in time which is not past and not future but between them.


  • Hamid is at present in finance. (Presently নয়)
  • Michael is in the hospital at present and we hope that he will soon be back playing cards.
  • At present, the cause of the disease is unknown.
  • At present we have various difficulties to cope up with.
  • We need no more men at present.
  • At present, I am 70 years old.


Presently /adverb/ (শীঘ্রই):

কোনোকিছু তাড়াতাড়ি/শীঘ্রই করা বোঝাতে presently বসে।

Presently also means “now” which is most often used with the present tense and presently in the use of future tense means ‘soon.'


  • Hamid will come back presently. (শুধুমাত্র future tense হলেই 'শীঘ্রই' অর্থ আসবে)
  • I cannot attend to the matter this instant, but I will presently.
  • Most of the directors are presently siding with Georgina in covering up the report.
  • We are presently waiting in line for our turn. (এখানে presently ‘বর্তমানে’ অর্থেই ব্যবহৃত হয়েছে)
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