most of the time


: on most occasions : usually
Sometimes I go out for lunch, but most of the time I bring my own lunch to work.

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Recent Examples on the Web The holiday is typically slated with a handful of prime matchups in the NFL, so most of the time players aren't helping out their families in the kitchen on Thanksgiving. Natasha Dye, Peoplemag, 3 Nov. 2023 That makes sense: The economy is simply the aggregate of every household and business, so those two measures should be in sync most of the time. David Lauter, Los Angeles Times, 3 Nov. 2023 During the actors strike, Mulligan spent most of the time with her family in England. Kate Aurthur, Variety, 15 Nov. 2023 And though his frugal days are behind him, the star still prefers cooking over fancy restaurant meals most of the time. Clarissa Cruz, Peoplemag, 9 Nov. 2023 Historically, including for most of the time Iger was CEO the first go-around, the company’s film operation released far fewer titles than its rivals. Caitlin Huston, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Nov. 2023 Workers on China’s vast armada of squid ships, which make up the majority of the vessels in the fleet, typically spend two years almost entirely at sea, most of the time with no internet or phone signal. Los Angeles Times, 7 Nov. 2023 In Oregon, firefighting gets a pass, and most of the time so do small lawns and personal gardens. Dionne Searcey, New York Times, 2 Nov. 2023 Naturally, their aim will be toward burning Democrats at the stake most of the time. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 24 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Most of the time.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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