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synonyms for off and on

  • alternately
  • at intervals
  • at times
  • every once in a while
  • every so often
  • fluctuating
  • from time to time
  • irregularly
  • now and then
  • occasionally
  • on occasion
  • once in a while
  • sometimes
  • sporadically
  • vacillating
  • variably
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How to use off and on in a sentence

She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
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No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
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Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
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They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
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I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
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He walked over to the table and mixed two tumblers of whiskey-and-soda, wondering why he had not thought of it before.
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He paused, then mixed and drank another whiskey-and-soda, lit a cigarette, and resumed.
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When the orange-and-red banner was actually replaced by the Stars and Stripes, many in the crowd shed tears.
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The exhaust-valve is exactly as when it was put in, worked by a rack-and-tooth segment.
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WORDS RELATED TO OFF AND ON

  • erratically
  • irregularly
  • off and on
  • restlessly
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