now and then

adverb
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of now and then

: from time to time : occasionally
  • now and then we go off to the country

Examples of now and then in a Sentence

  1. we do go to the library now and then, but not as often as we should

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First Known Use of now and then

15th century

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