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off again, on again

Irresolute; wavering in certainty or constancy; inconsistent. Commitment from the board regarding the merger of the two companies has been off again, on again since the plan was first proposed. Mike and I were dating pretty seriously for about a year, but we've just been off again, on again since then.
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The on-again, off-again couple, who split in October, dined at Mastro's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills, California.
Meanwhile, Kim's sister and Montana's on-again girlfriend Khloe Kardashian is back in Los Angeles and she enjoyed the American Music Awards with Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
Somalia, a long-troubled country in the Horn of Africa, has remained in the grip of on-again, off-again violence since the outbreak of civil war in 1991.
According to reports, apart from rumours of impregnating his on-again off-again girlfriend Selena Gomez three years ago and losing it to a miscarriage, he also impregnated another girl, Radar Online reported.
Self-proclaimed billionaire and on-again, off-again politician Donald Trump really got the crowd revved up at the recent conservative Republican lovefest in Manchester.
The epic, fiveyear, on-again, off-again relationship between Rihanna, 25, and Chris Brown, 24, has taken another turn with reports that she's been to visit her ex in rehab.
There'd be none of this on-again, off-again nonsense.
NORTH BROOKFIELD - The on-again, off-again Horse Pond Dam reconstruction project is on again, with promised federal funding and a spring construction start likely.
According to the new order, Kiefer had on-again, off-again registration as an investment adviser in Arkansas during the weeks after the first consent order.
Days on the market count often inaccurate for on-again, off-again listings [NYT]
com) on-again, off-again cellphone plant in Vietnam is on again, according to local media reports.
On Friday, after a week of on-again, off-again reports that Murray would be charged, district attorney's spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons said the office was delaying any action until Monday.
KERRY Katona with on-again, off-again hubby Mark and kids on Victoria Street.
The area around the temple, made a World Heritage Site in July last year, has been the scene of on-again off-again fighting due to disputes on where the border runs.
The on-again, off-again Puerto Rico venture by Massachusetts-based CVS drugstore chain is on again, reports Caribbean Business (Aug.