Definitions for once in a while

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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"


  1. once in a while(Adverb)

    Occasionally; sometimes.

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  • indimellem, en gang imellemDanish
  • κατά διαστήματα, κάθε τόσο, κάπου-κάπουGreek
  • de vez en cuandoSpanish
  • ajoittain, silloin tällöinFinnish
  • de temps en tempsFrench
  • एक समय में एक बारHindi
  • di tanto in tantoItalian
  • порой, время от времени, иногдаRussian

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