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How to say "lately" in Chinese?

 

I wrote a text and i used 近来, but I also found 最近 in the dictionary. Is there any difference?

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Base language: English
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    you can say "最近", this is very common, it means recently, too.

    for example:

    我最近没打电话给他。
    I didn't call him lately.

    最近 zuì-jìn

    As a Chinese,I like use 最近. seldom use 近来。“近来”means time longer than "最近"

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