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Recently; not long ago.‘she hasn't been looking too well lately’
recently, of late, latterly, in the past few days, in the last couple of weeks, in recent timesView synonyms
- ‘Just lately it feels like that well has overflowed and all those little packages are coming undone.’
- ‘As you can see from about two posts ago, my mind has been taking the occasional hike down memory lane lately.’
- ‘Some of you may feel you've been getting a bit too much cricket here lately.’
- ‘I slacked off a bit on the viewing in July and August, but I've been picking up the pace lately.’
- ‘I told him my tour was a bit of a nightmare, and that my finances have been seriously freaking me out lately.’
- ‘Let's run down the list of the big hype bands that the Brits have spilled a lot of ink on lately.’
- ‘I've been so quiet lately the readers have started to write the spoofs themselves.’
- ‘I usually keep most of my political views to myself, but lately a little has been spilling out here.’
- ‘I haven't written much lately due to being generally tired from work and a bit uninspired.’
- ‘I have been very busy lately and the ongoing project will take up about a few more weeks.’
- ‘The two clubs have done a lot of talking lately, about fixtures, Festival Cups and the like.’
- ‘Other public places include airports, now have you tried to find the smoking area in one lately?’
- ‘Anyone and everyone who has spoken to the Prime Minister lately can have no doubt as to the ambition.’
- ‘Have you felt you needed to keep these aspects of yourself under wraps lately?’
- ‘Feelings of frustrated paternalism have been coursing through me and partner lately.’
- ‘With all this terrorism stuff lately, it seems that signs of regression are starting to appear.’
- ‘As for a source for the story, I haven't seen anything lately, but she talks about it here.’
- ‘She's taken quite a few lately with her mum's phone camera and they are surprisingly decent.’
- ‘Have you lately observed any encroachment on the just liberties of the people?’
- ‘Asked whether he had taken any time off lately, Josh appears not to understand the question.’
Old English lætlīce ‘slowly, tardily’(see late, -ly).
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