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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  07/JUL/2010 1:01 PM
Assunto:  presides
Mensagem:  To preside is not exactly the same as exercer a presidência.

To preside means to be the highest ranking leader. 

There is a meeting for the parents of new students, and the vice principal presides.  (At the meeting, the vice principal is in charge.)
At a meeting of the Rotary Club, the secretary presides because the president is out of town.  (The secretary does not run the club, but he is running the club meeting because the president is not there.)
Will you preside over the committee meeting this afternoon?

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
presides at the head of a corporation  –  Nina  05/JUL/2010, 11:03 PM
presides at the head of a corporation  –  PPAULO  06/JUL/2010, 3:54 PM
para PPaulo - presides at the head of a corporatio  –  Nina  07/JUL/2010, 12:21 AM
para PPaulo - presides at the head of a corporatio  –  PPAULO  07/JUL/2010, 2:22 AM
 presides  –  Dale-USA  07/JUL/2010, 1:01 PM
presides  –  PPAULO  08/JUL/2010, 6:57 PM
PPaulo - presides  –  Nina  09/JUL/2010, 9:56 AM
PPaulo - presides  –  PPAULO  09/JUL/2010, 8:47 PM

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