Question: What Happens Every So Often?

Which is correct every so often or every so often?

Every so often is more commonly used, I think, though I have this hunch that the meaning is sometimes confused with very often, which is just the opposite.

Your sentence probably did not sound correct to your ears because one rarely hears ever so often these days, save in literary and poetic contexts..

What is the meaning of every so often?

phrase. If something happens every so often, it happens regularly, but with fairly long intervals between each occasion. She’s going to come back every so often. See full dictionary entry for often.

What is the meaning of frequently?

Frequently is defined as something that occurs often or at frequent intervals. When you go shopping every day, this is an example of a situation where you go shopping frequently. adverb.

What is another word for frequently?

What is another word for frequently?oftenoftentimesrepeatedlycommonlycustomarilyhabituallymuchusuallyalwaysrecurrently236 more rows

What means occasionally?

: on occasion : now and then dines out occasionally We occasionally see deer in the field.

How often is occasionally?

occasionally typically means midway between “three to six times a year” and “about once or twice a month”; and very often typically means “about once a week.” One can see in the table that the difference in definition by topic, for each category, is roughly a full point on the rating scale.

What is the synonym of the phrase every so often?

other words for every so often annual. intermittent. occasional. recurrent. regular.

What does ever so mean?

informal. : very Thank you ever so much.

How often is every once in a while?

Definition of every once in a while : sometimes but not often : from time to time : occasionally We still see each other every once in a while.

What does every now and again mean?

phrase. If you say that something happens now and then or every now and again, you mean that it happens sometimes but not very often or regularly.

How long is a while?

It can mean a long time, but for certain “for a while” means that the period of time is longer than “just a second” or “just a minute” especially if the “while” part of the phrase is emphasized. It can mean anything from longer than “just a minute” to a long time depending on context.

What is considered once in a while?

If something happens once in a while, it happens sometimes, but not very often.