English version

from time to time

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfrom time to timefrom time to timeSOMETIMESsometimes, but not regularly or very often These food safety scares happen from time to time. time
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from time to timeFrom time to time a helicopter flew by, but mostly the sky remained clear.This is the kind of problem that we all have from time to time.The two still talk on the phone from time to time.Generally, both parties must relax their position from time to time.He could not do this with-out creating controversy, without startling the press from time to time.Reduce heat to medium, cover and stir from time to time for another 20 to 25 minutes or until tender.Only one of them actually lived at State House, but they all got together from time to time.Everyone was watching Zhang Kou and murmuring unintelligibly from time to time.It is an idea you have played with from time to time.He was one of the slow readers who met with me for extra work from time to time.It was only natural that some of them would go wrong from time to time.
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