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"
once in a while(Adverb)
The numerical value of once in a while in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of once in a while in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's not what you do once in a while, it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.
Every once in a while we'd slip a trading card in a guys pocket that said, 'Change your jacket, you smell,'.
Don't knock the weather nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
There is issues every once in a while but everybody usually keeps to themselves. It’s pretty quiet most of the time.
There are two kinds of talents, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.
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