• つい最近まで大阪に住んでいた
    • I lived in Osaka until quite recently.
    • 彼は最近結婚した
    • He got married recently.
    • スーザンは最近加減が悪い
    • Susan hasn't been feeling well lately [recently].
    • 彼にはつい最近会ったばかりです
    • I just saw him a few days ago.
    • 最近彼から便りがない
    • I have not heard from him recently [lately].(▼recently, latelyは過去,現在完了と共に用い,現在形と共には用いないのが普通)
    • 最近理容室へ行く男性が減っているらしい
    • It seems that the number of men who go to barbershops is decreasing these days.
    • 最近8年間で最大の地震だ
    • This is the strongest earthquake we have had in the last eight years.
    • 最近いつメアリーに会いましたか
    • When did you last see Mary?
    • 最近の流行
    • the latest fashion(s)
    • 最近の子供たちは骨がもろい
    • Children nowadays have brittle bones.