What does now and then mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. now and then(Adverb)

    sometimes; occasionally; intermittently

Freebase

  1. Now and Then

    Now and Then is a 1995 film directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and starring Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch, Melanie Griffith, Gaby Hoffmann, Demi Moore, Ashleigh Aston Moore and Rita Wilson. It was filmed largely in Savannah, Georgia, using the downtown squares and the Country Walk subdivision Gaslight Addition and Bonaventure Cemetery and Statesboro, Georgia, highlighting the downtown area. Statesboro locations include the Bulloch County Court House and the building now housing the Averitt Center for the Arts. A dramatic sequence in the film features a storm drain in a rainstorm that is on Statesboro's West Main Street, across the street from Main Street Billiards and near 119 Chops Restaurant. It has been referred to as a female version of the 1986 film, Stand by Me. On July 18, 2012, it was announced that ABC Family will be developing the film into a television series by I. Marlene King, who wrote the film and adapted Pretty Little Liars.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of now and then in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of now and then in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stefanie Sacks:

    If it's your gotta-have-it food, then by all means splurge on a soda now and then.

  2. Katharine Hepburn:

    Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.

  3. Draymond Green:

    It's really a true test of this team's character, we take a loss, kind of get frustrated, mad, and then we'll lock back in, which you have to do now and then.

  4. Serena Williams:

    I'm so jet lagged and Flavia played really, really well and yeah, everyone needs coffee every now and then. I needed coffee to get my feet moving, i wanted coffee with my bagel and whatever coffee it was, it was really good.

  5. H.S. Thompson:

    Every now and then when your life gets complicated and the weasels start closing in, the only cure is to load up on heinous chemicals and then drive like a bastard from Hollywood to Las Vegas ... with the music at top volume and at least a pint of ether.

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