rarely ever

rarely ever

Nearly never; very infrequently; only on a few or rare occasions. We used to go visit Grandma and Grandpa every year when I was a kid, but nowadays, I rarely ever see them. I rarely ever get the chance to go out to the movies alone since having kids.
See also: ever, rarely
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The obstacles include: 1) menus are posted behind the counter too far away to take a photo with your phone and zoom in 2) light obscures the items and magnifying solutions do not work 3) paper menus are not available or do not have all menu items with prices 5) cashiers will not read the entire menu out loud (required by law, but rarely ever done as there are so many options these days).
Referendums are rarely ever just about the question asked.
we only think of controlling others or situations, and we rarely ever think of controlling ourselves.
By rarely ever seeing plus-size women as love interests in films, Hollywood is perpetuating a view that plus-size women aren't desirable, sexy, or beautiful, and that they are unimportant.
Like Guedioura's thunderbolt for Forest and Mark Davies' equaliser at the South Bank under Solbakken, they rarely ever forget.
Although there are provisions within the government which outline the distribution of water between the twoprovinces, these guidelines are rarely ever met.
False promises are made, Which are rarely ever kept, They'll give you facts and figures, Which are totally inept.
Mike O'Connor, or, or the charity's chief executive, said: "Debt is rarely ever exclusivelyel yel a financial ial ia problem.
Mike O'Connor, the charity's chief executive, said: "Debt is rarely ever exclusively a financial problem.
Despite the photo The Gazette uses for this column, showing me shaven (the photo's at least two years old, I was hung over and had a cold sore) I actually rarely ever shave my face bare.
Commercial builders and their clients have many policies and processes in place to manage risks, so this costly insurance coverage was rarely ever needed and only added to building expenses.
Kae couldn't believe it because he's rarely ever emotional with her," a source connected to the couple EXCLUSIVELY reveals to (http://hollywoodlife.
The pair were rarely ever seen together, fuelling talk that they might have broken up right under everyone's noses.
A disaster is more likely with main crop onions and although leeks can suffer from the same pests and diseases, they rarely ever do.
The actor's life (laughs); I rarely ever knew what was coming next.