not infrequent

idiom

: occurring rather often : common
Problems with the network have become a not infrequent occurrence.

Examples of not infrequent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When the company was barred from hotels because of race, a not infrequent occurrence in the United States and abroad, Ms. Robinson insisted on staying wherever the other dancers stayed. Ian Zack, New York Times, 21 Mar. 2024 During the operation, the surgical team removed adhesions, a kind of internal scarring not infrequent after previous surgery. BostonGlobe.com, 10 June 2023 During the operation, the surgical team removed adhesions, a kind of internal scarring not infrequent after previous surgery. BostonGlobe.com, 10 June 2023 If Buckley is campaigned in supporting, there could be a scenario that finds both of the women nominated, which is not infrequent happening in the supporting categories. Clayton Davis, Variety, 8 Sep. 2021 People lashing out in public in expressing opposition to masks is a not infrequent occurrence lately, as Hugo's Tacos can attest. Kate Gibson, CBS News, 30 June 2020 For all the razzle-dazzle — and not infrequent controversy — that surrounds them, the Globes are not considered a particularly reliable harbinger for the Oscars. Josh Rottenbergstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 10 Jan. 2023 Those worried about the possibility of limited energy supply and therefore an expensive winter may cling to the hope that the President was speaking untruthfully, a not infrequent occurrence. James Freeman, WSJ, 7 Nov. 2022 Crocodiles are a not infrequent sights in the coastal wetlands and shores of the Pacific coast resort of Puerto Vallarta. CBS News, 21 July 2022

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“Not infrequent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20infrequent. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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