In the past, Obama has been oft criticized for weak bargaining.
The conforms of systemic racism have caused a precious grasping of your blackness that oft times seeks to destroy us.
"Mercy is not itself, that oft looks so; Pardon is still the nurse of second woe," after all.
The evolution of style is oft studied but rarely understood in any comprehensive manner.
It makes no difference whether you are on duty or oft duty, so far as this Company is concerned.
His oft quoted maxim was, "It is better to wear out than to rust out."
And so it was, that as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat bread.
Many a time and oft he has let me go to St. Penfer when it was raining and blowing.
oft have I seen the poor, miserable little one turn out not only the best, but biggest dog.
And many a time and oft it do be coming and us not thinking of it.
Old English oft "often, frequently," from Proto-Germanic *ofta- "frequently" (cf. Old Frisian ofta, Danish ofte, Old High German ofto, German oft, Old Norse opt, Gothic ufta "often"), of unknown origin. Archaic except in compounds (e.g. oft-told), and replaced by its derivative often.