these days


: at the present time
It seems that everyone has a cell phone these days.
What kind of music are you listening to these days?
These days, she has a very busy social life.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But Heidi told Women’s Health UK that her workout plan is less structured these days. Korin Miller, Women's Health, 22 Apr. 2023 Few guys need to sport a tie for work these days, but dapper contrarians like Mr. Amine are using the accessory to enliven outfits and perhaps make a strong impression on management. Andrew Barker,, 22 Apr. 2023 But these days, there are nonstop flights that last more than 18 hours. Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, 22 Apr. 2023 And these days, there are tons of cool swim shorts for every kind of guy! Sophie Dweck,, 22 Apr. 2023 Youth and high school sports have become so much about the competition these days that maybe playing sports as a club or recreational level is the right answer. Stephen Borelli, USA TODAY, 22 Apr. 2023 Especially these days, when sustainability and authenticity are being reembraced. Roxanne Roberts, Washington Post, 22 Apr. 2023 That's a big problem for the stock market, which these days seems to be Google's primary focus. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 21 Apr. 2023 But that’s sort of the state of Twitter these days as a whole. Paul Tassi, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2023 See More

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“These days.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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