every\ now\ and\ again

• every now and then
• every now and again
• every so often
• every once in a while
adv. phr.
At fairly regular intervals; fairly often; repeatedly.

John comes to visit me every now and then.

It was hot work, but every so often Susan would bring us something cold to drink.

Every once in a while a dark horse candidate gets elected President.

Compare: now and then

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • every now and again — ► every now and again (or every so often) occasionally. Main Entry: ↑every …   English terms dictionary

  • every now and again — phrasal see every now and then * * * every now and then or every now and again At intervals, periodically • • • Main Entry: ↑every * * * (every) now and again see ↑every • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • every now and again — now and again now and again, we like to visit the gallery Syn: occasionally, now and then, from time to time, sometimes, every so often, at times, on occasion(s), (every) once in a while; periodically, once in a blue moon …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • every now and again — phrasal see every now and then …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • every now and again — adv. now and then, sometimes, from time to time, occasionally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • every now and again (or every so often) — occasionally. → every …   English new terms dictionary

  • (every) now and then — (every) now and then/again/ phrase sometimes, but not regularly or often Now and then I receive letters from my former students. She comes to London every now and again. Thesaurus: sometimes, but not oftensynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • every now and then/again — (or every once in a while or every so often) : sometimes but not often : from time to time : ↑occasionally We still see each other every now and then. They would get together every now and again …   Useful english dictionary

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