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Hello everyone,

Is it okay to use "recently" with the present perfect in negative form as follows?

He hasn't recently done the job.

I think it is wrong.🙉🙈

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It is ok, but it's not a good example. Here are some better ones.

He hasn't recently been to a theater to see a movie.
He hasn't recently had the opportunity to visit his brother.
He hasn't recently cooked her favorite dish, spaghetti and meatballs.
He hasn't recently seen an email from you.
He hasn't recently kissed his mother.
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Joseph AIs it okay to use "recently" with the present perfect in negative form as follows?

Yes, but it sounds better to put "recently" at the end of such sentences.

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AlpheccaStarsIt is ok, but it's not a good example. Here are some better ones.He hasn't recently been to a theater to see a movie.He hasn't recently had the opportunity to visit his brother.He hasn't recently cooked her favorite dish, spaghetti and meatballs.He hasn't recently seen an email from you.He hasn't recently kissed his mother.
Thank you so much, AlpheccaStars.
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teechrit sounds better to put "recently" at the end

I think 'recently' sounds better that way, too.

CJ

Thanks a lot, teechr🌺 and CalifJim.🙌