at times
phrasal at intervals ; occasionally

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • at times — {adv. phr.} Not often; not regularly; not every day; not every week; occasionally; sometimes. * /At times Tom s mother lets him hold the baby./ * /You can certainly be exasperating, at times!/ * /We have pie for dinner at times./ Syn.: FROM TIME… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at times — {adv. phr.} Not often; not regularly; not every day; not every week; occasionally; sometimes. * /At times Tom s mother lets him hold the baby./ * /You can certainly be exasperating, at times!/ * /We have pie for dinner at times./ Syn.: FROM TIME… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • At times — Time Time, n.; pl. {Times}. [OE. time, AS. t[=i]ma, akin to t[=i]d time, and to Icel. t[=i]mi, Dan. time an hour, Sw. timme. [root]58. See {Tide}, n.] 1. Duration, considered independently of any system of measurement or any employment of terms… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at times — adverb now and then or here and there (Freq. 15) 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • at\ times — adv. phr. Not often; not regularly; not every day; not every week; occasionally; sometimes. At times Tom s mother lets him hold the baby. You can certainly be exasperating, at times! We have pie for dinner at times. Syn.: from time to time, now… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at times — временами, иногда At times he рreрares his lessons well; at other times he does very рoor work …   Idioms and examples

  • at times — during some periods. The couple had lived apart at times during their married life. At times, in front of the class, I get very nervous …   New idioms dictionary

  • at times — adverb occasionally, sometimes I feel lonely at times, but then somebody phones, or calls round, and I cheer up again. Syn: at turns …   Wiktionary

  • at times — she is at times cruel and ruthless Syn: occasionally, sometimes, from time to time, now and then, every so often, once in a while, on occasion, off and on, at intervals, periodically, sporadically …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • at times — sometimes, but not often She was fun to be with at times …   English dictionary

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