time and again
phrasal frequently, repeatedly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • time and again — or[time and time again] {adv.} Many times; repeatedly; very often, * /I ve told you time and again not to touch the vase!/ * /Children are forgetful and must be told time and time again how to behave./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • time and again — or[time and time again] {adv.} Many times; repeatedly; very often, * /I ve told you time and again not to touch the vase!/ * /Children are forgetful and must be told time and time again how to behave./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Again and again — Again A*gain (?; 277), adv. [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, onge[ a]n, against, again; on + ge[ a]n, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. {Gainsay}.] 1. In return, back; as, bring us word again. [1913 Webster] 2. Another time; once more;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • time and a half — {n. phr.} Pay given to a worker at a rate half again as much as he usually gets. * /John got time and a half when he worked beyond his usual quitting time./ * /Tom gets one dollar for regular pay and a dollar and a half for time and a half./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • time and a half — {n. phr.} Pay given to a worker at a rate half again as much as he usually gets. * /John got time and a half when he worked beyond his usual quitting time./ * /Tom gets one dollar for regular pay and a dollar and a half for time and a half./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Now and again — Again A*gain (?; 277), adv. [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, onge[ a]n, against, again; on + ge[ a]n, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. {Gainsay}.] 1. In return, back; as, bring us word again. [1913 Webster] 2. Another time; once more;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To and again — Again A*gain (?; 277), adv. [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, onge[ a]n, against, again; on + ge[ a]n, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. {Gainsay}.] 1. In return, back; as, bring us word again. [1913 Webster] 2. Another time; once more;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Once and Again — Not to be confused with Now and Again, which premiered the same week. Once and Again Format Family Drama Created by Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz Starring Sela Ward Billy Campbell …   Wikipedia

  • Now and again — 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 Again — Not to be confused with Once and Again, which premiered the same week. For other uses, see Now and Again (disambiguation). Now and Again Format Science Fiction Created by Glenn Gordon Caron Starring Er …   Wikipedia

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