book

 

Learn English  
  Blue Level  
  Red Level  
  Yellow Level  
  Green Level  
  Purple Level  
  Orange Level  
  Violet Level  
  Video Lessons  
  Links  
  American Speech  
  Chat  
  How to Learn  
  Vocabulary  
  U.S. Citizenship  
  Reading  

Tell a Friend  

 


 


March 9, 2013 - Word of the Day: recent

If something is recent, that means it happened sometime in the past, but the activity was not very long ago. Whether or not something is recent depends on the situation. The word "recent" is an adjective.

  • A recent storm brought lots of rain.
  • Have you had any recent pain?
  • Did it happen recently? ("Recently" is an adverb.)
  • How have you been feeling recently?
  • Are there any recent movies on cable right now?
  • The date on this milk show that it isn't a recent purchase. It should be thrown out.

 

Click here to learn more words.

 

 

 

 

 

 

© 2013 Learn American English Online. All rights reserved.