now and then


now and then
(every) now and then sometimes.

We still meet for lunch now and then, but not as often as we used to.

Every now and then I'll take the kids to the playground.

Related vocabulary: every so often, every once in a while

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Now and Then — may refer to: Contents 1 Film and television 2 Literature 3 Music …   Wikipedia

  • Now and Then — «Now and Then» Canción de John Lennon Publicación Sin publicar Grabación 1979 en Nueva York Género …   Wikipedia Español

  • Now and then — Now Now (nou), adv. [OE. nou, nu, AS. n[=u], nu; akin to D., OS., & OHG. nu, G. nu, nun, Icel., n[=u], Dan., Sw., & Goth. nu, L. nunc, Gr. ny , ny^n, Skr. nu, n[=u]. [root]193. Cf. {New}.] [1913 Webster] 1. At the present time; at this moment; at …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • now and then — or[now and again] {adv. phr.} Not often; not regularly; occasionally; sometimes. * /Now and then he goes to a ball game./ * /The maid broke a dish now and then./ Syn.: AT TIMES, FROM TIME TO TIME, ONCE IN A WHILE. Compare: EVERY NOW AND THEN, OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • now and then — or[now and again] {adv. phr.} Not often; not regularly; occasionally; sometimes. * /Now and then he goes to a ball game./ * /The maid broke a dish now and then./ Syn.: AT TIMES, FROM TIME TO TIME, ONCE IN A WHILE. Compare: EVERY NOW AND THEN, OFF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Now and then — Then Then ([th][e^]n), adv. [Originally the same word as than. See {Than}.] 1. At that time (referring to a time specified, either past or future). [1913 Webster] And the Canaanite was then in the land. Gen. xii. 6. [1913 Webster] Now I know in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Now And Then — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Now and Then – Damals und heute Originaltitel: Now and Then Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1995 Länge: 100 Minuten Originalsprache: englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Now and Then — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Now and Then – Damals und heute Originaltitel Now and Then …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • now and then — adverb Date: 15th century from time to time ; occasionally < now and then we go off to the country > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Now and Then, Here and There — Promotional image for Now and Then, Here and There depicting Shu and Lala Ru 今、そこに いる僕 (Ima, Soko ni Iru Boku) …   Wikipedia

  • Now and Then (film) — Now and Then Now and Then movie poster Directed by Lesli Linka Glatter …   Wikipedia