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I wonder if the sentences below mean more or less the same thing:
(1) I'm enjoying shopping on my own these days.
(2) I've been enjoying shopping on my own lately.
(3) I've been enjoying shopping on my own over the last few months.
Thank you! If I replace 'enjoy' with a non-progressive verb, say, 'like', I'll end up with a natural sounding sentence, won't I?
(2) I've liked shopping on my own lately
Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.
... or a UsingEnglish 'like"
Does that mean this idea is impossible to convey using 'like' and 'lately' / 'over the last..." and it's better to use 'these days"?
I have liked George since I first met him.
I have liked him more recently.
I have liked shopping on my own lately.
In my opinion, the first two are completely natural. I would be more likely to use 'enjoyed' than 'liked' in the third, but I think it's OK as it is.