My present purpose is to try to establish the reasons.
That is all we need to know for our present purposes.
But for present purposes it really doesn't matter which if either of them is the right definition.
But after many words still I do not hear what is our present purpose.
The contrast seems to me, for present purposes, to be a very useful one.
It was restored between 1898 and 1904 to serve its present purposes.
No one could suspect his present purpose; yet he left nothing to chance.
But what use can be made of this to your present purpose, I am at a loss to conceive.
And the art of measurement has to be divided into two parts, with a view to our present purpose.
That was quite large enough a force for the present purpose.