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now and then

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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 timeadverb

    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 thenadverb

    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.

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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

Examples of now and then in a Sentence

  1. William Makepeace Thackeray:

    We who have lived before railways were made belong to another world. It was only yesterday, but what a gulf between now and then! Then was the old world. Stage-coaches, more or less swift, riding-horses, pack-horses, highwaymen, knights in armor, Norman invaders, Roman legions, Druids, Ancient Britons painted blue, and so forth -- all these belong to the old period. But your railroad starts the new era, and we of a certain age belong to the new time and the old one. We who lived before railways, and survive out of the ancient world, are like Father Noah and his family out of the Ark.

  2. John M. Ford:

    I am...a mushroom On whom the dew of heaven drops now and then.

  3. Stefanie Sacks:

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

  4. Cristian Maggio:

    The market is waiting for the Fed's first move, we need to see that move before the market can take a direction - we should expect a lot of volatility between now and then.

  5. Saoirse Ronan:

    Oh God, I'm so excited. You see, I watched the Oscars every year at home on an Irish channel and the reception was fuzzy because we were in the country. Every now and then, it would be: 'The winner for best actor is…' and then the screen would go all grey. It's kind of surreal that I'm actually going to be there this year.

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