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

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1 This means checking personally from time to time the output from your area , whether it be a shoelace , a bottle of beer , a written report , half an hour 's advice or a telephone call to a client .
2 Now to do that effectively I think it 's essential that I get you to participate in what 's happening so from time to time I 'm going to ask you to answer questions , sometimes by writing them down , sometimes by shows of hands erm sometimes by er reacting back erm to the questions that I ask .
3 Er , the other thing is of course colleagues that the doors at the side are , are open for very good reasons and I mentioned yesterday from time to time that once we get er we get talking there 's a that goes and colleagues at the side of Congress have a great deal of difficulty in hearing and listening to the debate .
4 Nevertheless , they were able to continue the art classes ( to Leonard 's chagrin , a Saturday morning event ) alongside needlework and other crafts , which were exhibited locally from time to time .
5 Indeed it is vital that they should do so from time to time .
6 Anchor ice accumulations , being less dense than sea water , break away from time to time and rise to the surface , carrying with them entrapped and frozen plants and animals , which gather in layers under the inshore floes .
7 The Collector 's mind had wandered yet again , though he nodded intelligently from time to time , hoping thus to soothe the Padre .
8 The University 's Alumni Office can provide help and advice to groups , whether they consist of a few friends who meet informally from time to time , a group from a particular department or year who wish to arrange a special reunion , or a more established society like the ones described on these pages .
9 Those appointed to the senior status of High Court judge will have acted as Recorders and will often have sat as Deputy High Court judges , having been invited to do so from time to time .
10 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 .
11 The details of its internal structure varied somewhat from time to time , but the main lines remained fairly stable .
12 Does she go there from time to time ?
13 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 .
14 I also lived there from time to time many years ago .
15 Two-thirds of the BBC 's audience did so from time to time and a quarter of these were regular listeners .
16 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 .
17 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 .
18 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 .
19 They do not live as a unit , together , but as two separate people whose lives converge briefly from time to time .
20 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 .
21 THAT MEANS THAT NO MATTER where you live , you 're going to stop overnight from time to time .
22 Timber for construction needs to be acquired only from time to time , and enough firewood can be collected in one journey to last several months .
23 Various members of his family have resided there from time to time .
24 Exhibitions are held there from time to time and there is an art and craft gallery in the old vicarage opposite the church .
25 The first movement is a paraphrase of the overture , a dance which takes place in the dark and so stops abruptly from time to time when people lose each other .
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