once that

conjunction

: once

Examples of once that in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nicole Lyons, a spokesperson for the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District, said leaders there don’t expect to have to make any program changes once that money ends. Silas Allen, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 4 Mar. 2024 And once that happened, four firefighters went in and got him out within anywhere from two to four minutes. Anna Lazarus Caplan, Peoplemag, 29 Jan. 2024 And once that song started going, then the box office started increasing. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 6 Feb. 2024 French writer Albert Camus, who also kept goal for Oran in North Africa, said once that only in soccer games can adults return to being children. John Hopewell, Variety, 16 Jan. 2024 Andersen said once that call was made, employees looked at a camera that was tracking Efinger’s location. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 11 Jan. 2024 But there are also times when FAM is trying to do so many things at once that something inevitably goes wrong with a cascading effect, like how a malfunction in one minor piece of a spacecraft can scuttle a whole mission. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 10 Nov. 2023 That said, once that problem was solved and properly closed, the air mattress maintained its air level for the rest of our test, providing solid support. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 9 Dec. 2023 However, once that appointment is complete, AAA Mobile will no longer have access to your location. Kurt Knutsson, Fox News, 19 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of once that was in 1874

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“Once that.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/once%20that. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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