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(every) once in a while

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English(every) once in a while(every) once in a whileSOMETIMESsometimes, although not often I do get a little anxious once in a while. I saw her in the shop every once in a while. once
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(every) once in a whileBut look at them once in a while.I do need to see every once in a while.I used to take him out fishing once in a while.They were both lonely, so why not see each other once in a while.He just comes round once in a while and they go out.I only see her every once in a while at school.All of these Helen used, displayed, wore, not once in a while, but every day, blushing.He calls me once in a while or I call him.I think you should change your shampoo and conditioner once in a while to avoid product build-up.
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