Quotes of recent

  1. However, in recent years our nation has seen a sizable influx of illegal immigration that at best highlights some alarming inadequacies and at worst indicates a broken system. – Spencer Bachus
  2. They appear to have had a higher voter turnout in Iraq than we did in our recent federal elections, and we didn't have terrorists threatening to kill our families if we voted. – Conrad Burns
  3. There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past. – George Carlin
  4. With a recent birthday, I've been acting now for twenty years. – Thayer David
  5. Recent action in Syria and Palestine also tell us that the awakening voices of democracy in those regions are occurring, and that those in that region are able to pursue it without being stifled by terrorists that are despotic. – Judd Gregg
  6. Recent economic data shows that our economy is robust, growing and headed in the right direction. The numbers don't lie. Americans are currently enjoying falling gas prices, low unemployment, increased job creation, and a stock market that has reached an all -time high. – J. D. Hayworth
  7. From a consideration of the immense volume of newly discovered facts in the field of physics, especially atomic physics, in recent years it might well appear to the layman that the main problems were already solved and that only more detailed work was necessary. – Victor Francis Hess
  8. I mean in recent years, I think you've only got to sell thirty or forty thousand to get a #1. – Neil Innes
  9. The recent riots in France demonstrate the problem European countries face where second and third generation immigrants still do not consider themselves French, German, or English. – Bobby Jindal
  10. Then I became aware of the site as the traffic for it became higher. The most recent contact was this girl Lily. She wanted me to shoot her for the site and she actually showed up. There a lot of people who contact me to do a shoot for a website then you never hear from them. – Richard Kern
  11. The increase in straight -ticket party voting in recent years means that competitive congressional races can tip one way or the other depending on the showing of the candidates at the top of the ticket. – Thomas E. Mann
  12. A recent police study found that you're much more likely to get shot by a fat cop if you run. – Dennis Miller
  13. In recent times, European nations, with the use of gunpowder and other technical improvements in warfare, controlled practically the whole world. One, the British Empire, brought under one government a quarter of the earth and its inhabitants. – John Boyd Orr
  14. There was concern whether SCI FI would want the show back with all the recent changes. But now, the changes have made it feel fresh, like starting over. – Michael Shanks

Usage examples for recent

  1. The city in recent years has become a favorite residence place for Hongkong business men, as it is reached in a few minutes by a good ferry. – The Critic in the Orient by George Hamlin Fitch
  2. Jabez had " thought over" a good many things he meant to ask about, as to his recent reading, but he had caught a glimpse of her face by the light of the doctor's lamp, and the questions were kept for another time. – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  3. That dissatisfaction was not of recent date. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  4. But it became a lost art, and was only recovered at a comparatively recent date. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  5. The men until recent times used to go about all day in their Tephillin. – The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin of Tudela
  6. He said, " I refer to recent changes within a day or two," or something to that effect. – History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868 by Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson)
  7. A small stone house built in recent style, with large windows, lay in the rear. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  8. One- third the distance from the stem that the trees are in height is a rule suggested by a recent writer. –  by
  9. This had been sufficiently proved by recent events. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  10. Some chance allusion was made by a lady to an article in a recent magazine which had pleased her more than anything she had seen lately. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  11. Now her hair has gone quite white, during these recent weeks. – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  12. And, again, he lost sight of his recent experience with him. – Footprints in the Forest by Edward Sylvester Ellis
  13. Following up a recent trail, I was led to your camp. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  14. McWade confessed that he was neither angry nor offended at the recent attitude of suspicion- he was merely amused. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  15. Seeing that in his present mood there was nothing to be done with him, Duncan, instead of returning to the study, went after prayers into Montagu's, and talked with him over the recent events, of which the boys' minds were all full. – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  16. This, together with the recent awful experience, produced a great effect. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  17. After my recent escape, however, from a danger so much worse, I could regard the prospect with some composure. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  18. The recent death of old Mr. Gauntlet was Adela's excuse for not being present. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  19. At last the conversation turned again upon recent events, and especially upon the part Del Ferice and Donna Tullia had played in attempting to prevent the marriage. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  20. I glance in the direction of the recent arrival. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman

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