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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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When Bull joins the district attorney in a case against Kara Clayton (Minka Kelly), who claims she killed her billionaire husband in self-defense, tensions run high when he learns that his on-again, off-again romantic interest, Diana Lindsay (Jill Flint), is defending the widow.
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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.
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