From time to time

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Definition

from time to time: sometimes, occasionally, on occasion, now and then
idiom
We still get together from time to time. We occasionally meet for lunch.

Examples

  • "Richard : I'm very sorry for any inconvenience, ma'am, but we do run into problems from time to time."
  • "eh, yes, there's been a double-booking, it happens from time to time."
  • "I'm just a simple, talking baby who needs to be burped from time to time."
  • "Icarus : Uh, sounds a little risky to me, guys, but I walk on the wild side from time to time."
  • "I spoke with Philip Cheeter personally, and though I agree that he can be a bit 'obnoxious' from time to time, he has never lied to me about his professional relations."
  • "It happens from time to time."

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