once or twice

once or twice

Only a few times. A: "Have you ever been to Chinatown in New York?" B: "Once or twice; not enough to really get to know the place."
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ˌonce or ˈtwice

a few times: I don’t know her well, I’ve only met her once or twice.
See also: once, twice
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We stopped once or twice on the road, and just as the sun was going down we reached the town where we were to spend the night.
I used to attend the king's levee once or twice a week, and had often seen him under the barber's hand, which indeed was at first very terrible to behold; for the razor was almost twice as long as an ordinary scythe.
Participants were assigned to subcutaneous etanercept at either 50 mg once or twice weekly for 12 weeks, after which everyone received open-label etanercept at 50 mg/week for a further 12 weeks.
Even after he retired after 38 years in the backshop putting this newspaper to bed every night, he'd come back once or twice a week to give tours of the Daily News city room to school kids,'' said Daily News columnist Dennis McCarthy.
What to do: It's too early to say whether fish is brain food, but it's still worth eating fish at least once or twice a week to lower your risk of heart disease.
Exfoliation is important for the regeneration of new skin cells - twice a week is sufficient, but for younger oily skins once or twice a month is enough.
The problem is the toxicity profile of nevirapine, including a higher percent of liver toxicity with either once or twice a day nevirapine than with efavirenz.
Patients were randomized into one of three treatment groups: 3000 mg Gabapentin GR dosed once or twice daily or placebo.
And he never waters more than once or twice a week.
Milnacipran was dosed either once or twice a day for four weeks of dose escalation, followed by eight weeks of constant dose.
Watering once or twice a week should be sufficient.
In two large, ongoing, randomized, double-masked clinical trials involving 1,198 patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension, the efficacy and safety of Lumigan(TM), dosed once or twice daily, is being compared with that of timolol 0.