every now and then/again

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of every now and then/again

: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.

Word by Word Definitions

every play
  1. : being each individual or part of a group without exception

  2. : being each in a series or succession

  3. : being all taken severally

now play
  1. : at the present time or moment

  2. : in the time immediately before the present

  3. : in the time immediately to follow : forthwith

  1. : in view of the fact that : since

  1. : the present time or moment

  1. : of or relating to the present time : existing

  2. : excitingly new

  3. : constantly aware of what is new

then play
  1. : at that time

  2. : soon after that : next in order of time

  3. : following next after in order of position, narration, or enumeration : being next in a series

  1. : that time

  1. : existing or acting at or belonging to the time mentioned

again play
  1. : in return : back

  2. : another time : once more : anew

  3. : on the other hand


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