these days

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these days (not comparable)

  1. Currently, at present.
    • 2013 June 1, “A better waterworks”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8838, page 5 (Technology Quarterly): 
      An artificial kidney these days still means a refrigerator-sized dialysis machine. Such devices mimic the way real kidneys cleanse blood and eject impurities and surplus water as urine.
    These days everyone can make a movie using their mobile phone, which we didn't use to be able to do.

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Normally said when comparing to habitual things in the past.

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