Once in a while

English vocabulary and translations (See all)

Want to improve your English? Try our online English lessons for free.

Definition

once in a while: occasionally, sometimes, from time to time, every now and then
idiom
Once in a while, we can all make mistakes. Nobody is perfect!

Examples

  • "Presenter : Every once in a while, a perfume comes along that changes the way we think about perfumes."
  • "It's good to show your face at these kinds of events once in a while, and you are very good at schmoozing, sir."
  • "Brian : I just want to be caressed by Bruno once in a while."
  • "I have done some thinking however, (you might consider doing the same once in a while), and I have come up with a few ideas, which we can address in further detail over dinner later this week."
  • "All they're good for is a little sex once in a while, and most of them can't even handle that."

Still having difficulties with 'Once in a while'? Want to improve your English? Try our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment.


Do you have smart way of remembering 'Once in a while'? Share it with us!