every now and then
Also, every now and again; every once in a while; every so often. Occasionally, from time to time; also, periodically. For example, Every now and then I long for a piece of chocolate, or We take long walks every now and again, or Every once in a while he'll call, or Every so often she washes the car. The first term dates from the first half of the 1700s, the last from the mid-1900s. Also see from time to time; once in a while.
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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Submission is set in a France seven years from now that is dominated by a Muslim president intent on imposing Islamic law.
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
His discourse is now more detailed: submission, which is the meaning of islam in Arabic, gives him a kind of enjoyment.
He looks like a man who should have had kids, but now never will.
This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.
Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
Not a word now,” cried Longcluse harshly, extending his hand quickly towards him; “I may do that which can't be undone.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Every word that now fell from the agitated Empress was balm to the affrighted nerves of her daughter.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter