[ US /ˈsəmˌtaɪmz, səmˈtaɪmz/ ]
[ UK /sˈʌmta‍ɪmz/ ]
  1. on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always
    sometimes she wished she were back in England
    sometimes her photography is breathtaking
    sometimes they come for a month; at other times for six months
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How To Use sometimes In A Sentence

  • It's good to have a cry sometimes.
  • He specialized in moonlit and winter scenes, usually including a sheet of water and sometimes also involving the light of a fire, and he also painted sunsets and views at dawn or twilight.
  • The hat, I think the style was called fedora, had a dark band and a dint in the top, which my father would sometimes correct with a chopping action of his right hand.
  • They are very much secluded from the rest of Chiloe, and have scarcely any sort of commerce, except sometimes in a little oil, which they get from seal-blubber. Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle
  • Nor do I deny that they sometimes abuse their power and are unfair to individuals.
  • Letters from my family are sort of depressing, though sometimes my cousins write a few words that makes me laugh.
  • If this approach has a drawback, it is that the zealous pursuit of the founding principle—disinterring the buried life, stamped under the sod by conniving male partners—sometimes obscures the fact that not a great deal gets added to the wider cultural landscape it is bent on illuminating. A Far From Model Marriage
  • He's not the fastest player on the books and occasionally he can be a bit casual and sometimes gets caught in possession.
  • Katherine spoke softly, sometimes hesitantly and sometimes in a rush, with a great deal more emotional inflection than the voice she uses when acting the cool professional.
  • I do sometimes wish we could flag posts that are in some way related to post flags, when I'm feeling a bit daffy, which is always. MetaTalk
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