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preside over something or someone

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act as president

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The thoughts were strange to him now, like old friendships impossible to revive; and yet he had a dreamy feeling that this child was somehow a message come to him from that far-off life: it stirred fibres that had never been moved in Raveloe--old quiverings of tenderness--old impressions of awe at the presentiment of some Power presiding over his life; for his imagination had not yet extricated itself from the sense of mystery in the child's sudden presence, and had formed no conjectures of ordinary natural means by which the event could have been brought about.
Presiding over a meeting to discuss plantation plan around Metro route, Saddozai said that Commissioner Capt A(r) Asadullah Khan had directed that the plantation plan be finalized and handed over to Punjab Horticulture Authority (PHA) Multan so that it could be executed.
Since presiding over an outstanding Test series win in India before Christmas, Flower has been keeping a lower profile than a limbo dancer in 2013.
Steve Harmison finished with the worst ever one-day figures by an England bowler - conceding 97 runs off ten overs and taking no wickets - and Kabir Ali's six overs cost 72 runs to leave acting captain Andrew Strauss presiding over an unprecedented whitewash.
Predict-a-crush You might be so busy banging out your blog, presiding over save-the-manatees meetings and perfecting your French accent that you don't have even a second to spare for your boyfriend.
India - who again left out captain Sourav Ganguly even though he was eligible to play while the ICC consider his appeal against a six-match ban for presiding over his side's slow over-rate in the fourth ODI - were dismal with both ball and bat.