every other


every other
happening or existing regularly on every second one of the things you are counting.

Our discussion group meets every other Friday at eight o'clock.

Every other shelf on the bookcase was full of books.


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  • every other — Every second or alternate • • • Main Entry: ↑every every other Each alternate • • • Main Entry: ↑other * * * each second in a series; each alternate I train with weights every other day * * * every other used to indicate how often a repeated act …   Useful english dictionary

  • every other — • every other • every second alternate, every second one She has to work every other Saturday evening. in a sequence, with the focus on the second, fourth, sixth and so on …   Idioms and examples

  • every other — (something) omitting the next but including the one after that, as a series or repetition of something. Our discussion group meets every other Friday at eight o clock. It seems like every other shop in the village is a cafe …   New idioms dictionary

  • every other — ► every other each alternate in a series. Main Entry: ↑every …   English terms dictionary

  • every other — adjective a) All except for some previously mentioned set. Two of the bolts were loose, but every other bolt I checked was fine. b) Every second; each alternate; the second of each pair in turn (perhaps used because every second could also refer… …   Wiktionary

  • every other — {adj. phr.} Every second; every alternate. * /The milkman comes every other day./ * /On St. Patrick s Day, it seems as if every other man you meet is wearing a shamrock./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • every other — {adj. phr.} Every second; every alternate. * /The milkman comes every other day./ * /On St. Patrick s Day, it seems as if every other man you meet is wearing a shamrock./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • every\ other — adj. phr. Every second; every alternate. The milkman comes every other day. On St. Patrick s Day, it seems as if every other man you meet is wearing a shamrock …   Словарь американских идиом

  • every other — idi every second; every alternate: milk deliveries every other day[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • every other — every second (person, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary


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