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once in a while

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  1. occasionally, on occasion, once in a while, now and then, now and again, at times, from time to timeadverb

    now and then or here and there

    "he was arrogant and occasionally callous"; "open areas are only occasionally interrupted by clumps of trees"; "they visit New York on occasion"; "now and again she would take her favorite book from the shelf and read to us"; "as we drove along, the beautiful scenery now and then attracted his attention"

    now and then, occasionally, at times, on occasion, from time to time, now and again

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  1. Susan Bro:

    We enjoyed each other's company a couple of times a month. We would meet for dinner and have long talks. We would text each other once in a while.

  2. Ivan Rodriguez:

    The normal is a little rain every once in a while, but it has been raining day after day with tremendous intensity.

  3. Sarah Church:

    It’s the same thing with drinking, maybe if you're trying to be abstinent from alcohol, once in a while you have a slip.

  4. Audrey Giorgi:

    Once in a while you have to take a break and visit yourself.

  5. Kim Hubbard:

    Don't knock the weather nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.

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  • indimellem, en gang imellemDanish
  • κατά διαστήματα, κάθε τόσο, κάπου-κάπουGreek
  • de vez en cuandoSpanish
  • ajoittain, silloin tällöinFinnish
  • de temps en tempsFrench
  • एक समय में एक बारHindi
  • di tanto in tantoItalian
  • 가끔Korean
  • порой, время от времени, иногдаRussian
  • arada birTurkish

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