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    #1

    'recently' for repeated actions?

    Hi,

    Lately meaning ‘recently

    We use lately for states or for repeated events, mostly with the present perfect:

    - She says she’s been feeling tired lately. I think she’s working too much.
    - He’s been studying hard lately. He’s got exams at the end of the month.

    This information is from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/gram...late-or-lately.

    However, I would like to ask if we can use 'recently' for states or for repeated events, too?

    1- She says she’s been feeling tired recently. I think she’s working too much.
    2- He’s been studying hard recently. He’s got exams at the end of the month.
    3- I've been rather tired recently.
    4- I've seen her a lot recently.

    Thank you.

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    Re: 'recently' for repeated actions?

    Yes, we can use recently like that..

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