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from time to time

irregularly; now and then; occasionally; sometimes; not predictably. From time to time, I like to go fishing instead of going to work. Bob visits us at our house from time to time.
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from time to time

sometimes He has been bothered from time to time by pain in his back.
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from time to time

if something happens or is done from time to time, it happens or is done sometimes, but not regularly From time to time we heard a rumble of thunder. We cycle into town from time to time.
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from time to time

Occasionally, once in a while. For example, From time to time we play bridge with the Carters. [Late 1300s] Also see at times; every now and then; once in a while.
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from time to time

Once in a while; at intervals.
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References in classic literature ?
Porthos drew his sword from the scabbard, and made passes at the wall, springing back from time to time, and making contortions like a dancer.
D'Artagnan employed himself in arranging a little plan, of which we shall hereafter see the execution, and which promised him some agreeable adventure, as might be seen by the smiles which from time to time passed over his countenance, whose thoughtfulness they animated.
Twice or thrice he looked angrily and impatiently round; but there was Sir Mulberry in the same attitude, putting his glass to his lips from time to time, and looking vacantly at the wall, as if he were wholly ignorant of the presence of any living person.
I would catch sight of it from time to time with a distinct feeling of satisfaction till, one day, I perceived with horror that there were two old pens in there.
I know that Shaquille, from time to time, I think he calls himself the Big Moody.
The purchases may be made from time to time on the open market at the Board of Directors' discretion depending on share price and market conditions.
Repurchases made under the Company's current share buyback program will be made in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions from time to time, subject to market conditions and other factors and in compliance with applicable legal requirements.
The Company anticipates share purchases will be made from time to time, depending on market conditions.
Under the Program, shares may be repurchased from time to time in open market transactions at prevailing prices.
Nutt intends to sell up to 600,000 shares of AMG common stock, which represent approximately 30% of his total holdings, during 2006 and 2007 from time to time, subject to the market price of AMG's common stock.
Stock repurchases under this new program will be made from time to time, on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions, at the discretion of management of the Company.
from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in other public statements of Ricochet and Terabeam.