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
More often, at least one parent was already absent, and their child began the movie alone in a teetering world.
In an extraordinary new Hollywood mural, the artist who is known for often blunt, declarative works that use plain language and sharp graphic design in ruminative ways has amped up the rhetoric.
Teachers pull girls out of class to give a urine sample or, more often, to be squeezed and prodded in the abdomen.
Questions about how personal data should be handled and how it might be abused are being asked more often and more urgently.
Favorite target: Andrews, Scott and wide receiver Tim White all got their hands on the ball more often thanks to Griffin and Woodrum.
Poland syndrome happens in about 1 in 20,000 newborns and more often in boys than girls, according to the NIH.
Wade is eager to be around more often to watch his 16-year-old son, Zaire, a 6-2 point guard at American Heritage School in Plantation.
Most of our date nights during those years took place at restaurants where, more often than not, my palate was challenged by dishes like cricket tacos and calf testicles.
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a lot, time after time, time and again;
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Definition of often for English Language Learners
: many times : on many occasions
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