(something) presents a problem

When there's a problem with a situation, you can say that the situation "presents a problem".

For example, if one of your employees wants to take a vacation on a day when something important needs to be done, you can say:

Actually, that presents a problem.

Another example:

Borrowing my hair dryer is fine, but you borrowing it and not returning it presents a problem.

This is a somewhat formal phrase.

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