every\ now\ and\ then

• 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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