Definition of 'on and off'
Example sentences containing 'on and off'
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"He was briefly silent and then answered with a note of cautious reserve, `Well, on and off. AN OLDER WOMAN (1994)I did manage, and at nineteen I came over here to study at the College and I've been here on and off ever since. PROSECUTOR (1994)She smiled at him, but it was the smile of somebody conditioned to turn compassion on and off like a light. THE ENDLESS GAME (1994)
I put my finger on top of the stem and moved it on and off. FROM THE TEETH OF ANGELS (1994)
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