present oneself

idiom

: to become available
The opportunity presented itself, and she took advantage of it.

Examples of present oneself in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Regardless of how they’re structured, or where they’re based, collectives present an affirmative act of identity formation, a statement of intention to present oneself in conjunction with others. New York Times, 13 Oct. 2021 And this feel good path is the best way to present oneself at home and especially at the office. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 22 June 2021

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“Present oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/present%20oneself. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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