lately


lately
adv недавно, последнее время Русскому недавно соответствуют в английском языке наречия lately, recently и newly. Lately обозначает событие, которое началось незадолго до момента речи и обычно продолжается до этого момента или включает этот момент. Значение lately синонимично сочетаниям for/in the last/past few weeks (months, days):

A lot has happened in the last few weeks/lately — Многое произошло за последние несколько недель.

Have you done any painting lately? — Вы что-нибудь написали в последнее время?

I don't know what has come over her lately — she is so gloomy — Не знаю, что с ней последнее время происходит — так она мрачна.

I have been trying to get in touch with you lately (for the past few days) — Последнее время я пытаюсь с вами связаться.

Lately, как правило, стоит после смыслового глагола или в конце предложения:

I haven't seen him lately.

Recently может стоять в начале предложения или в середине предложения перед основным глаголом:

I've recently reread the book.

Recently a performance of this drama was renewed.

Recently и newly относят уже завершенное событие к недавнему прошлому, но не включают момента речи и синонимичны словосочетаниям a short time ago, not long ago, a little while ago (back). При этом recently имеет более широкую сочетаемость и определяют глаголы и причастия прошедшего времени.

It was only recently (a short time ago, not long ago) that he got a police warning about dangerous driving — Совсем недавно полиция его предупредила о нарушении правил езды.

Newly обычно употребляется только атрибутивно с причастиями прошедшего времени:

newly painted fence — свежевыкрашенный забор;

newly elected members — недавно избранные члены;

newly made — только что сделанный;

newly born — новорожденный.


English-Russian word troubles. 2014.

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  • Lately — Late ly, adv. Not long ago; recently; as, he has lately arrived from Italy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lately — index recent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lately — O.E. lætlice slow, sluggish; see LATE (Cf. late) (adj.) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning within recent times is from late 15c., probably a new formation …   Etymology dictionary

  • lately — [adv] new, recently afresh, anew, a short time ago, in recent times, just now, latterly, newly, not long ago, of late; concept 820 Ant. in the past, old …   New thesaurus

  • lately — ► ADVERB ▪ recently; not long ago …   English terms dictionary

  • lately — [lāt′lē] adv. recently; a short while ago …   English World dictionary

  • lately — [[t]le͟ɪtli[/t]] 1) ADV: ADV with v, ADV with cl You use lately to describe events in the recent past, or situations that started a short time ago. Dad s health hasn t been too good lately... Lord Tomas had lately been appointed Chairman of the… …   English dictionary

  • lately — late|ly [ˈleıtli] adv recently ▪ What have you been doing lately? ▪ Lately, I ve had trouble sleeping …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lately — late|ly [ leıtli ] adverb * within the recent past: Have you seen either of them lately? Once or twice lately Katy s mentioned him …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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