Example sentences of "[verb] [adv] from time to time " in BNC.

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31 Sexual need — sexual urge , libido , call it what you will — varies from person to person and , in the individual , varies somewhat from time to time .
32 Not a pleasant task but the men get a bit browned-off sitting on their hunkers here , doing precious little but dig , and insecure grumbles to their wives and girl friends creep in from time to time .
33 It is never a good idea to sit for long periods but , if this is essential , get up from time to time in order to move the body .
34 So they need fresh enemies ordered up from time to time just to keep their chins jutting .
35 A little later , at 7 p.m. , the whole scene was lit up from time to time by electrical discharges , and at one time the cloud above the mountain presented ‘ the appearance of an immense pine tree , with the stem and branches formed with volcanic lightning ’ .
36 Your crystal grows visibly : it breaks up from time to time and the pieces also grow …
37 Apart from the measly sums she doled out from time to time , the allowance was Benedict 's by right , for it was left in trust for him by her husband .
38 My hon. Friend , who has been courteous and kind in meeting delegations led by me and by other hon. Members to discuss the problem , has pointed out from time to time that the scheme is the responsibility of the county council .
39 The details of its internal structure varied somewhat from time to time , but the main lines remained fairly stable .
40 What F writes need be no more than barely ‘ understandable ’ , provided that he throws in from time to time some ‘ historical terminology ’ , which he need not necessarily understand , nor use appropriately .
41 The first few days in Bavant were fairly quiet as far as the enemy activity was concerned , with a few mortar bombs coming over from time to time .
42 Peace with France came and food prices fell , but mob rule in Cornwall could still take over from time to time .
43 Hoops used to be brought out from time to time , to become a craze , then be forgotten again .
44 There are many other more common causes of aortic incompetence , including rheumatic fever , but cases of syphilitic aortic-valve disease still turn up from time to time in this country , albeit rarely .
45 They turn up from time to time . ’
46 Does she go there from time to time ?
47 Other places were also hit savagely from time to time , but it is often difficult to tell from the registers which particular disease was responsible for an unusually high number of deaths .
48 I also lived there from time to time many years ago .
49 ‘ But she would come in from time to time to inspect the ingredients and make sure everything was fresh , nothing frozen , dried or packeted , especially not the orange juice for breakfast , which had to be freshly squeezed from three kilos of oranges .
50 Two-thirds of the BBC 's audience did so from time to time and a quarter of these were regular listeners .
51 While such solidarity may cause the nation to bind together from time to time as in 1940 , at present it-is of a divisive nature rather than unifying .
52 It was not too difficult in the 1960s and 1970s to discern such contradictions in the East European countries , in the form of conflicts among various social groups , and in particular a conflict — which appeared openly from time to time in strikes , protests or even insurrections , and was only with difficulty contained and repressed — between those who control and direct the overall development of society and those whose lives and work are thus planned and regulated from above .
53 We hope the branches and members w w will believe those reports because they will be the truth , and not some of the more highly coloured statements which I 'm sure will be put around from time to time .
54 For the time being , notice that on two occasions , Carol interrupts the flow of her own talk , trying to remember when a particular event took place — and on both occasions her self-interruption is in LE , interrupting a Creole sequence : Thus Carol 's talk in this conversation can be analysed as making use of two distinct codes , " Creole " and " English " , between which she moves systematically from time to time .
55 They do not live as a unit , together , but as two separate people whose lives converge briefly from time to time .
56 I might not always be there exactly when you want me , but I 'll check in from time to time .
57 She had already from time to time employed Mrs Rafferty , although the incredibly swift rate of her pregnancies made her appearances at Four Winds unpredictable .
58 I get chatted up from time to time , though if you have a small child — ’ she glanced through the mirror at Thomas ‘ — not too many men want to become involved .
59 This sally produced a blustering but largely inarticulate monologue from which the words ‘ MP ’ , ‘ head of Scotland Yard ’ , ‘ no respect ’ , ‘ outrageous ’ , ‘ appalling ’ , ‘ risked my life in the service of my king ’ and ‘ do n't know what the world 's coming to ’ , cropped up from time to time .
60 In the thirteenth century , itinerant royal justices were sent out from time to time with a list of enquiries to put to local communities .
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