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sometimes

[suhm-tahymz] /ˈsʌmˌtaɪmz/
adverb
1.
on some occasions; at times; now and then.
Origin of sometimes
1520-1530
1520-30; sometime + -s1
Can be confused
sometime, sometimes (see usage note at sometime)
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sometimes

/ˈsʌmˌtaɪmz/
adverb
1.
now and then; from time to time; occasionally
2.
(obsolete) formerly; sometime
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adv.

"now and then," 1520s, from sometime + adverbial genitive -s.

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