presently vs currently : Common Errors in English

About presently vs currently

Some argue that “presently” doesn’t mean “in the present.” It means"soon.” If you want to talk about something that’s happening right now,they urge you to say it’s going on currently.

presently Meaning(s)

  • (r) in the near future
  • (r) at this time or period; now

currently Meaning(s)

  • (r) at this time or period; now

presently in News

  1. Seeking Jody Roberts Artwork

    I am presently working on cataloging artwork by Jody Roberts. Please, if you have anything that was from his talented hand, whether it be a cartoon or caricature from the bar, to one of his finer pen and ink or colorful paintings, contact me so that it can be included in his body of work.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Topanga Messenger

  2. Potential Trade Packages and Scenarios to Shake Up LA Lakers Future

    The Los Angeles Lakers as presently constructed do not seem capable of contending for a title. This entails that perhaps the roster needs to be shaken up a little, and that typically involves trades. Dwight Howard ’s looming free agency holds things up a little given that his departure directly impact the Lakers’ needs going forward. For the sake of this exercise, we will assume that Mitch ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Nasty 'Net

    SEX Let us not forget, in the middle of the city's complicated relationship with our tech brethren, that the Mid-Market neighborhood now teeming with Twitter and — presently — the tunes of Spotify, was first primed for Internet takeover by two little companies. eLine and GameLink ( ) moved into office space in an alley just off Sixth Street's most trafficked stretch back in ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: San Francisco Bay Guardian

currently in News

  1. How to Control a Cockroach Using Your Smartphone

    A project currently on Kickstarter would give supporters the tools to remote-control a cockroach using their smartphones.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: via Yahoo! News

  2. The FAA delay map is currently green from coast to coast.

    The FAA delay map is currently green from coast to coast. Happy flying! — NYCAviation (@NYCAviation) June 12, 2013 Great news!
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Jalopnik

  3. Fable 3 Download Currently Free Through Xbox Live Marketplace

    Fable 3 is currently free to download through the Xbox Live Marketplace. This observation was first reported by a generous user on the Eurogamer forum , and has been verified in the UK and here in the Game Informer office. We don’t have any news surrounding Lionhead and Microsoft’s giveaway, and it’s unclear at the moment whether it’s related to E3’s opening day or merely a glitch. As of now ...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Game Informer

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