many a time

many a time

Often; a lot. This phrase means the same as "many times." Oh, that's my favorite restaurant—I've been there many a time! I've given you demerits for not tucking in your shirt many a time, so you'll get a detention if I see it again!
See also: many, time

ˈmany a time

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ˈmany’s the time (that)...

(old-fashioned) many times; frequently: Many’s the time we’ve thought about emigrating to Australia, but then we wouldn’t see our grandchildren growing up.
See also: many, time