a week

idiom

: each week
I volunteer at the school once a week.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web By then, Medicaid was covering 17 hours of home care a week, up from five. Joanne Kenen, USA TODAY, 17 May 2023 Workers refined the art of doing multiple jobs at once while working remotely during the pandemic, often earning two full-time salaries while still working a manageable 40 hours a week. Tristan Bove, Fortune, 16 May 2023 In each episode, a hero spends quality time with each member of the Fab Five over the course of a week. Jessica Cherner, House Beautiful, 16 May 2023 This recipe, for instance, recommends asking the butcher to let the pheasants hang for a week, to increase their gaminess. Taryn White, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 May 2023 And my band is playing a wedding a week after that. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 16 May 2023 Currently, those in the 18-49 cohort who can’t show they are employed at least 20 hours a week are limited to only three months of food stamps in a three-year period. Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner, 15 May 2023 To her right stands Carrie Tergin, who just a week earlier finished her eight-year run as the capital city’s mayor. Jackie Valley, The Christian Science Monitor, 15 May 2023 Hogsett has advocated for a crisis response team that's on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Sarah Nelson, The Indianapolis Star, 15 May 2023 See More

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“A week.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20week. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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