Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Recently"

The meaning of "Recently" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does i recently find out '2.0' means a second major version of something or, figuratively, of someone.
Do you use this '2.0' in casual conversation?
if so, how frequently use this term in real life? mean?
A: yeah! People will often use this in a joking way.

like if you try to make a recipe for the first time and failed, when you try to make it again you could say something like "okay, here is (the recipe's name) 2.0!" and you would say it as "two point oh."

There are a ton of situations where you would say this.
Q: What does recently mean?
A: Nowadays
Q: What does more recently mean?
A: More recently is something that is recent, that happened a little time ago.
Q: What does recently mean?
A: Short time ago.
Q: What does recently mean?
A: Referring to something happening not too long ago

Example sentences using "Recently"

Q: Please show me example sentences with until recently.
A: -Louise had noticed recently that her husband wasn’t coming home early
-Marianna was recently very interested in baking and cooking shows
-Arnold had recently picked up knitting as a hobby
Q: Please show me example sentences with recently .
A: I recently went to the store.
I've recently received a letter from the bank.
Recently-graduated students can pick up their diplomas in the office.
I haven't slept well recently.
Have you read any good books recently?
He was recently married and running out of cash.
Q: Please show me example sentences with recently.
A: Recently, I started going for a walk every morning.

In the recent years, Nicole Kidman has been doing some awesome acting!
Q: Please show me example sentences with more recently.
A: Fred: Recently, I watched a fascinating film about Mount Everest. We should go one day!
Laura: Oh, I watched one about mountains a few months ago and it made me want to go to Everest. More recently though I saw this documentary about a guy who got stuck in an avalanche, it was so scary.
Q: Please show me example sentences with recently .
A: "I've been really busy recently"
"The weather has been pretty bad recently, eh?"
"I've been waking up really late recently"
"Why have you been so happy recently?"

Synonyms of "Recently" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between recently and these days ?
A: "Recently" means the close past/ not to long ago.

e.g "I already saw that movie quite recently."
"Recently, the ocean has been rising faster and faster."

"These days" is now as a timeframe depending on context. It could be compared to ancient times, a generation ago, 10 years ago ect.

e.g "You have been acting different these days."
"These days, society doesn't need to work as hard as when I was a teenager."
"Even though we thought we would be friends forever, these days, we hardly talk."
Q: What is the difference between recently and lately ?
A: Lately and recently basically mean the same thing.

Examples:

"I been getting a lot of texts recently."

"I have been getting a lot of thefts lately."

They can usually be used the same way.

If you need more examples just let me know.

Q: What is the difference between recently and these days ?
A: If you just say "recently" alone without specifying how recent, then it's assumed that the event(s) happened not too long ago; perhaps a week, a month, maybe a year (but not usually for periods extending beyond that).

Even if you specify how recent, the event still has to be relatively close in temporal (time) proximity to now, otherwise it will sound strange/wrong.

For example, you would never say "Recently, about 15 years ago, I went to a shop and bought a purple dress". There is a "soft" (not well defined) limit on how far back "recently" goes, and if you go beyond that limit, it just sounds wrong.

In contrast, "these days" is a very relative term. If I say "these days people often wear t-shirts", maybe I'm comparing the past three decades to the many decades before that (e.g. a hundred years ago) when people did not wear t-shirts. It's all about the context, and the scale can vary drastically (from a few years up to perhaps 1000 years).

Similar to how "recently" has a "soft" maximum limit, "these days" has a "soft" minimum limit. You cannot compare this month to last month and refer to this month as "these days", that is much too short of a period.

In general, there must have been a major cultural or fashion shift that has taken place before you can compare "these days" in the present to "those days" in the past.

So it would be appropriate to compare the 2010s ("these days") to the 1990s ("those days"), but not "these days" to 2015, 2014, or even 2013. I would generally suggest periods longer than a decade (ten years).
Q: What is the difference between recently and currently ?
A: 'Recently' can be used for things that have been happening not too long ago (past tense), and also may still be happening, or can happen some more
A lot of people have been wearing red recently

'Currently' describes something that is happening now (present tense)
Red is currently the trend
Q: What is the difference between recently and lately ?
A: Meaning wise both are same as 最近, but grammatically they are a bit different. In a sentence both recently and lately can be used to indicate a repeated event or ongoing event.

Example: 'I have been attending a lot of weddings lately/recently. '
Both are ok.

However lately cannot be used for a singular event for example:
'My cousin got married recently' is correct.
But 'My cousin got married lately' is incorrect.

Basically lately can only be used for something repeatable or continuous. But recently can be used for both singular event or repeated events.

Translations of "Recently"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? recently
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? recently / probably
A: Recently/ probably
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Other questions about "Recently"

Q: recently... does this sound natural?
A: Here’s mine:
Q: okay i recently moved down to Texas does this sound natural?
A: I feel like it would be natural if you actually lived in a state that is above Texas like Oklahoma or Montana then you can say “down to Texas.” But if you are just saying that you moved to Texas
“ i recently moved to Texas” or
I recently moved down here to texas works better.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce recently .
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Q: it's recently!

does this sound natural?
A: "it's recent" or just "recently" alone

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