now and again

variants: or now and then

Definition of now and again

: from time to time : occasionally now and again … our grandmother would put the good book back on the shelf— Rumer Godden as they drove along, the beautiful scenery now and then attracted his attention

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First Known Use of now and again

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Now and again.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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