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once in a blue moon

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Synonyms & Antonyms of once in a blue moon

not often
  • Once in a blue moon, this car just refuses to start.
  • They only see each other once in a blue moon as they rarely are in the same location at the same time.

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once

once in a blue moon

once in a while

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“Once in a blue moon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/once%20in%20a%20blue%20moon. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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