Examples of often in a Sentence
They go out to dinner fairly often.
How often do you call your mother?
The condition often returns even after treatment with antibiotics.
I often take a walk during my lunch break.
He travels more often than I do.
The disease is diagnosed most often in children.
They seem to be getting into arguments more and more often.
It's not often that I get to enjoy a day off.
Water the plants often enough to keep the soil moist.
Recent Examples of often from the Web
Allergies and asthma often go hand in hand, with an allergic reaction to a substance triggering asthma symptoms including coughing.
Restaurateurs, who operate on small profit margin, are often forced to pass these price increases on to patrons, said Kyle Teas, owner and president of Danton’s Seafood in the Museum District.
For decades, Millie began most mornings with a long walk, often in time for sunrise.
In others, Nasim Aghdam exercises, promotes animal rights and explains the vegan diet, often in elaborate costumes or carrying a rabbit.
The film's producers Rebecca Shore and Raphael Shore said in a press release that they were motivated to expose a side of the Israeli narrative that often goes unheard while doing so in a way that would relate to audiences of all ages.
Tiny plastic swimmer tails, often in pearl, chartreuse or yellow, are added to the jig hooks.
The work proceeds like a dream, as members of the company float across the stage, animating episodes of his career triumphs, often in jumbled order.
Where shortcuts pass for shelter and where absentee building owners and landlords know that desperate tenants are often forced to choose between substandard accommodations or the streets.
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Origin and Etymology of often
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
a lot, time after time, time and again;
OFTEN Defined for English Language Learners
: many times : on many occasions
OFTEN Defined for Kids
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