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  • adv. from time to time


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  • Curiously, despite having taken this simple lesson to heart, I have nonetheless from time to time been unprepared for the degree of novelty and mystery expressed in the seemingly impossible surprises that have jolted my life.

    The Sacred Promise

  • The pace was tormentingly slow on that completely plastic, unpaved road, and from time to time the wagon bogged to its axles in mud.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Nearby, the Board of War, presided over by John Adams, from time to time conferred in a local law office, and the Board of Treasury, chaired by Eldridge Gerry also of Massachusetts, met in a private home where printing presses were set up in two rooms to turn out Continental bills.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • So we grow up alone without Daddy with Miss Freeman looking in on us from time to time with Momma busy more and more.


  • In East Prairie, Mo., kids who may have skipped the meal from time to time are coming every day, said Lester Gillespie, youth program director at the Susanna Wesley Family Learning

    News & Features from Minnesota Public Radio

  • From time to time a noise would make the driver stop in his tracks, and he would grab hold of the bridle of the lead horse until the sweating animals drew to a standstill, their eyes rolling and their ears pricked, probing the stillness of the night-bound city.


  • Such a lack of appreciation of American mettle was of course rebuffed from time to time in Parliament, and strikingly so in a speech made in the House of Commons on March 27, 1775, by David Hartley:

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • From time to time and in accordance with the UGC recommendations, the nomenclature of the Department and programmes have been changed from Library Science to Library & Information Science in mid 1970s.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Harold and I climbed up onto the partenza and made some desultory practice swings, from time to time casting our eyes down toward the slanting fairway, where all kinds of things were going on, none of them promising.

    The Italian Summer

  • In the determination of the many problems that arose from time to time in this difficult matter, the Church was guided by the principle laid down in the Synod of Quierzy

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss


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