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    #1

    Of late he is getting

    Of late he is getting late on regular basis.

    Is this sentence correct?

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    #2

    Re: Of late he is getting

    It is a bit strange with two uses of "late" in it.

    "These days, he is late on a regular basis."

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    Re: Of late he is getting

    'Lately, he has been late on a regular basis.'
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    #4

    Re: Of late he is getting

    I thought of "lately", but that has a problem similar to "of late".

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    Re: Of late he is getting

    Of late, he is complaining on regular basis.

    Is this correct?

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    #6

    Re: Of late he is getting

    Yes.

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    #7

    Re: Of late he is getting

    Quote Originally Posted by suniljain View Post
    Of late, he is complaining on regular basis.
    Why is it correct to use the present continuous as 'of late' refers to the past?
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    #8

    Re: Of late he is getting

    "Of late" has the meaning of recently.

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    Re: Of late he is getting

    'Recently' means 'not long ago'.
    Does 'ago' refer to the past or the present?
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    Re: Of late he is getting

    For me, "recently" started in the recent past and has continued into the present.

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