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!
  • "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."
  • "Presenter : Every once in a while, a perfume comes along that changes the way we think about perfumes."
  • "All they're good for is a little sex once in a while, and most of them can't even handle that."
  • "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."

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