from time to time

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from time to time

Occasionally, once in a while. For example, From time to time we play bridge with the Carters. [Late 1300s] Also see at times; every now and then; once in a while.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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