Examples of oft in a Sentence
as I have oft said, you need to look before you leap
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Fitted with Hollywood prosthetic makeup and an authentic Texas drawl, Harrelson’s a natural, says Reiner, especially when delivering Johnson oft-gallows humor.
Today, the anti-pop would probably come from the hip-hop world, with boundary-pushing (and oft-controversial) young rappers like Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage and XXXTentacion.
And for good reason, since Dimon, the oft-genial C.E.O. of JPMorgan Chase, basically lost his temper on an earnings call.
Add the high number of uninsured and oft-unlicensed drivers, and things look start looking bleak for Detroit's roadways.
The last time the Twins swept the Indians in a three-game set in Cleveland, the Indians played in an oft-empty cavern known as Municipal Stadium.
While Opara has been oft-praised this season for his play as a defender, he isn’t known for his goal-scoring prowess.
One example offered is the ridiculously shaped, oft-ridiculed Seventh District in the Philly burbs (GOP Rep. Pat Meehan’s seat).
Last season, the injury bug bit unlike any Tom Izzo team had ever seen, and the oft-undersized Spartans were bounced in the Round of 32.
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Origin and Etymology of oft
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsagain and again, constantly, continually, frequently, hourly, much, often, oftentimes (or ofttimes), over and over, repeatedly
Antonymsinfrequently, little, rarely, seldom
Related Wordsalways, consistently, continuingly, continuously, night and day, perpetually, unceasingly, uninterruptedly; afresh, again, anew; commonly, habitually, ordinarily, regularly, routinely; intermittently, periodically, recurrently; generally, usually
Near Antonymsnow, now and then, occasionally, sometimes, sporadically; ne'er, never; once
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