more often than not
Also, often as not. Fairly frequently, more than or at least half the time, as in More often than not we'll have dinner in the den, or Dean and Chris agree on travel plans, often as not. [First half of 1900s]
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regularly, customarily, routinely, mostly, sometimes, generally, ordinarily, commonly, consistently, occasionally, frequently, normally, often, habitually, typically, naturally, mainly, oft
- more bang for the buck,
- more dead than alive,
- more dict.,
- more fun than a barrel of monkeys,
- more in sorrow than in anger,
- more or less,
- more power to someone,
- more sinned against than sinning,
- more sol.,
- more than meets the eye
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