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    Lately/Recently in present tense

    In my understanding "lately" and "recently" are used in the present perfect or past tense.

    Do you ever say, "I am busy lately/recently"?

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    Re: Lately/Recently in present tense

    Quote Originally Posted by Snappy View Post
    In my understanding "lately" and "recently" are used in the present perfect or past tense.

    Do you ever say, "I am busy lately/recently"?
    No, I would never say that, use present perfect: "I have been busy lately/recently".

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