on occasion
phrasal from time to time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on occasion — {adv. phr.} Sometimes; occasionally. * /We go to New York on occasion./ * /On occasion we feel like celebrating and have a party./ Compare: ONCE IN A WHILE, FROM TIME TO TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on occasion — {adv. phr.} Sometimes; occasionally. * /We go to New York on occasion./ * /On occasion we feel like celebrating and have a party./ Compare: ONCE IN A WHILE, FROM TIME TO TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On occasion — Occasion Oc*ca sion ([o^]k*k[=a] zh[u^]n), n. [F. occasion, L. occasio, fr. occidere, occasum, to fall down; ob (see {Ob }) + cadere to fall. See {Chance}, and cf. {Occident}.] 1. A falling out, happening, or coming to pass; hence, that which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on occasion — ► on occasion from time to time. Main Entry: ↑occasion …   English terms dictionary

  • on occasion — adverb now and then or here and there (Freq. 2) he was arrogant and occasionally callous open areas are only occasionally interrupted by clumps of trees they visit New York on occasion now and again she would take her favorite book from the shelf …   Useful english dictionary

  • on\ occasion — adv. phr. Sometimes; occasionally. We go to New York on occasion. On occasion we feel like celebrating and have a party. Compare: once in a while, from time to time …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on occasion — sometimes but not often. This is the sun belt, but we do get freezing weather here on occasion …   New idioms dictionary

  • on occasion — from time to time. → occasion …   English new terms dictionary

  • on occasion. — See occasionally. → occasion …   Useful english dictionary

  • on occasion — adverb occasionally, from time to time, now and then …   Wiktionary

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