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ˈsʌmˌtaɪmzSome·times

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sometimesadverb

    on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always

    "sometimes she wished she were back in England"; "sometimes her photography is breathtaking"; "sometimes they come for a month; at other times for six months"

Wiktionary

  1. sometimesadverb

    On certain occasions, or in certain circumstances, but not always.

    Sometimes I sit and think, but mostly I just sit.

  2. sometimesadverb

    On a certain occasion in the past; once.

  3. sometimesadjective

    former; sometime

    Thy sometimes brother's wife. uE000146934uE001 Shakespeare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sometimesadverb

    formerly; sometime

    Etymology: [Sometime + adverbial ending -s, as in -wards.]

  2. Sometimesadverb

    at times; at intervals; now and then;occasionally

    Etymology: [Sometime + adverbial ending -s, as in -wards.]

  3. Sometimesadjective

    former; sometime

    Etymology: [Sometime + adverbial ending -s, as in -wards.]

Freebase

  1. Sometimes

    "Sometimes" is a song by American recording artist Britney Spears, taken from her debut studio album ...Baby One More Time. Written by Jörgen Elofsson and produced by Per Magnusson and David Kreuger, the song was released as Spears' second single on April 30, 1999 by Jive Records. "Sometimes" is a teen pop song that draws influences from bubblegum pop, and alludes to a relationship where a shy girl is reserved on expressing feelings to her lover. The song received generally mixed reviews from contemporary critics, who noted it as a further hit from ...Baby One More Time and a competent single, despite considering it an entirely unremarkable song, and an annoying representation of Spears' innocent years. "Sometimes" attained worldwide success, peaking inside the top ten in eleven countries. In the United States, the song peaked at number twenty one. The song reached number one in Belgium, Netherlands and New Zealand, while reaching number two in Australia. In the United Kingdom, the song reached number three, and is also Spears' third best-selling single in the country. An accompanying music video, directed by Nigel Dick, was shot at the Paradise Cove in Malibu, California. It portrays Spears watching her love interest from afar. Spears has performed "Sometimes" in four of her concert tours, including at the ...Baby One More Time Tour, the Oops!... I Did It Again World Tour, and the Dream Within a Dream Tour.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Sometimes' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #467

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Sometimes' in Written Corpus Frequency: #460

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Sometimes' in Adverbs Frequency: #63

How to pronounce Sometimes?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sometimes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sometimes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Sometimes in a Sentence

  1. Mark Gottlieb:

    Unless pros stake a lot of money on these contests, the contest prizes will be too low to draw users, it is necessary to attract large numbers of inexperienced players, sometimes known as fish, to feed those sharks.

  2. Professor Arnold:

    People interact and form communities. Given that’s the case and given we have all kinds of social relations entirely online, sometimes we never meet face-to-face with people we communicate with regularly, the question arises, is it important for a body to be there, given it’s not part of our social lives? don’t blindly fall into it, be prepared to assess it, reject it, or embrace it and do so in a thoughtful and knowing way rather than being sucked in.

  3. mari:

    Sometimes we pretend we don't care, because it hurts to admit we still do.

  4. Chris Christie:

    Sometimes people need to be told to sit down and shut up.

  5. Mick Mulvaney:

    I love the folks at the Congressional Budget Office, they work really hard. But sometimes we ask them to do stuff they're not capable of doing. And estimating the impact of a bill of this size probably isn't the best use of their time.

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