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

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1 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 .
2 The Collector 's mind had wandered yet again , though he nodded intelligently from time to time , hoping thus to soothe the Padre .
3 The details of its internal structure varied somewhat from time to time , but the main lines remained fairly stable .
4 I also lived there from time to time many years ago .
5 Two-thirds of the BBC 's audience did so from time to time and a quarter of these were regular listeners .
6 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 .
7 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 .
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