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often /ˈɒfən, ˈɒftən $ ˈɒːf-/ adverb

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Synonyms: frequently, generally, repeatedly, time and again
Antonyms: seldom
Contrasted words: infrequently, rarely, now and then, occasionally
Related Idioms: a number of times, many a time, many times over, time and time again
English Thesaurus: often, a lot, frequently, regularly, again and again, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

often S1 W1 /ˈɒfən, ˈɒftən $ ˈɒːf-/ adverb
[Date: 1200-1300; Origin: oft]

1. if something happens often, it happens regularly or many times Synonym : frequently:
She often works at the weekend.
If you wash your hair too often, it can get too dry.
How often do you see your parents?
quite/very often
I quite often go to Paris on business.
Robin is a difficult child; you’ve said so yourself often enough (=a lot of times).
it is not often (that)
It’s not often that a government minister will admit to being wrong.

2. if something happens often, it happens in many situations or cases:
It’s often difficult to translate poetry.
very/quite often
Very often children who behave badly at school have problems at home.

3. all too often (also only too often) used to say that something sad, disappointing, or annoying happens too much:
All too often doctors are too busy to explain the treatment to their patients.
This type of accident happens only too often.

4. every so often sometimes:
An inspector comes round every so often to check the safety equipment.

5. as often as not (also more often than not) spoken usually:
More often than not the train is late.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

BAD: Often people stop smoking when they are ill.
GOOD: People often stop smoking when they are ill.
BAD: He often has said that he would like to be young again.
GOOD: He has often said that he would like to be young again.
BAD: The trains often are late.
GOOD: The trains are often late.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: every now and then or every so often , more often than not

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
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