Definition of 'sometimes'
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Sometimes people who know about our friendship wonder whether it competes with our marriages. Christianity Today (2000)Sometimes it felt rather like a job interview. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The timing of their meeting means romance sometimes takes a back seat. The Sun (2012)Sometimes you just sense love or warmth and sometimes you can hear their voices. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Now she sometimes colours and cuts her own. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sometimes you think you know the sporting landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet sometimes an exception must be made. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sometimes people unfairly criticise others to draw attention away from their own failings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Religion is sometimes a radical rather than a conservative force. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)She normally sits in the back but sometimes is a front seat passenger. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Sometimes you can hear the cries of couples on the beach. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Elderly people are now sometimes given pets in recognition of this need for tactile experience. Alternative Health Care for Children (1989)Sometimes people think they know things because their minds know about them. A Plague of Angels (1993)Sometimes it must mean working for some pretty distasteful regimes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is the cause sometimes something rather odd? Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Sometimes a window must be removed to get the patient out. The Sun (2015) People here sometimes say bad things about the country. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have become more familiar to people because they can sometimes be spotted now from hides in wetland nature reserves. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You sometimes find it rather hard. Moby Dick (1901)If that person then refuses to give the money back, sometimes the only option is to pursue them in court. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'sometimes'
British English: sometimes /ˈsʌmˌtaɪmz/ ADVERB
You use sometimes to talk about things that do not take place all the time.
Sometimes he's a little rude.
- American English: sometimes
- Arabic: أحْيَاناً
- Brazilian Portuguese: às vezes
- Chinese: 有时候
- Croatian: povremeno
- Czech: někdy občas
- Danish: nogle gange
- Dutch: soms
- European Spanish: a veces
- Finnish: joskus
- French: parfois
- German: manchmal
- Greek: ενίοτε
- Italian: talvolta
- Japanese: 時々
- Korean: 때때로
- Norwegian: av og til
- Polish: czasami
- European Portuguese: às vezes
- Romanian: câteodată
- Russian: иногда
- Spanish: a veces
- Swedish: ibland
- Thai: บางครั้งบางคราว
- Turkish: bazen
- Ukrainian: інколи
- Vietnamese: thỉnh thoảng
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