at one time

idiom

: during one period of time in the past
At one time there was only one grocery store in town.

Examples of at one time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The move saw the most snakes released by the zoo at one time since the conservation program began in 2015, the zoo said. Nicholas Rice, Peoplemag, 19 May 2024 Plans begin at $9.99 a month with ads, which allows users to stream on up to two devices at one time. Eric Lagatta, USA TODAY, 17 May 2024 According to researchers, 31 structures—including the pyramids of Giza—at one time stood near the banks of a now dry river branch, buried under sand and silt for thousands of years. Andrew Paul, Popular Science, 16 May 2024 The film also chronicles the surprisingly riveting decades-old tale of Morgan W. Jopling, who at one time led a mini-empire of theaters in the Upper Peninsula, and his son-in-law Michael Hare, an admirer of Frank Lloyd Wright and the innovative designer of the Nordic. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, 9 May 2024 Both have been, at one time or another, dominant, after all. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 8 May 2024 At the height of their use in the 19th century, over 30 miles of hillside steps at one time connected the neighborhoods of Cincinnati. Erin Couch, The Enquirer, 6 May 2024 But cultivars, which have been selected at one time or another for their fruit, yield, or hardiness, are clones. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 4 May 2024 Eatonville was also home to the Hungerford School, a school for Black students modeled after the Tuskegee Institute and at one time comprising more than half the town’s geography. Marc Ramirez, USA TODAY, 3 May 2024

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“At one time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20one%20time. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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