Hindi translation of 'often'
often /ˈɒfən, Am ˈɔːf- ˈऑफ़न् Am ˈऑफ़्-/
If something happens often, it happens many times or much of the time.
They often spent Christmas with his family.
They used these words freely, often in front of their parents too.
That doesn't happen very often.
You use often after 'how' to ask questions about frequency. You also use often in statements to give information about the frequency of something.
How often do you brush your teeth?
They exercise twice as often as the general population.
If something happens every so often, it happens regularly, but with fairly long intervals between each occasion.
नियमित रूप से होना
Every so often he turned and looked at her.
If you say that something happens more often than not or as often as not, you mean that it happens fairly frequently, and that this can be considered as typical of the kind of situation you are talking about.
You do not use often to talk about something that happens several times within a short period of time. You say 'I phoned her several times yesterday' or 'I kept phoning her yesterday'.
More often than not you'll find us in the kitchen in the evenings.
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Example Sentences Including 'often'
He often arrived home to find a small purse sitting on his side table, filled with gold rivets.TREASON KEEP (2001)
She often overheard the other young librarians talking freely of men, sometimes even in detail.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
I could hear Marianne listening to music in the sitting room, which she often does at night.THE EXECUTION (2002)
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'often' in Other Languages
- Arabic: كَثِيراً مَا
- Brazilian Portuguese: frequentemente
- Chinese: 经常
- Croatian: često
- Czech: často
- Danish: ofte
- Dutch: vaak
- European Spanish: a menudo
- Finnish: usein
- French: souvent
- German: oft
- Greek: συχνά
- Italian: spesso
- Japanese: しばしば
- Korean: 자주 빈번한
- Norwegian: ofte
- Polish: często
- Portuguese: frequentemente
- Romanian: adesea
- Russian: часто
- Spanish: a menudo
- Swedish: ofta
- Thai: บ่อย
- Turkish: sıklıkla
- Ukrainian: часто
- Vietnamese: thường xuyên
Translation of often from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary