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sometimes

EN[ˈsʌmtaɪmz]
US
WSometimes
  • Sometimes or Sometime may refer to:

    Definition of sometimes in English Dictionary

  • Adjective
    1. OBS Former; sometime.
    2. Adverb
      1. On certain occasions, or in certain circumstances, but not always.
        1. Sometimes I sit and think, but mostly I just sit. ‎
      2. OBS On a certain occasion in the past; once.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings / That in the various bustle of resort / Were all toruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd — John Milton, Comus.
          • Machining a straight spline with a lathe. Sometimes the task of splining a shaft comes up during a repair. Instead of sending out the job, use this setup to mill the splines on a lathe.
          • The third molar tooth erupts late in most people, and sometimes does not appear at all.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Sometimes people aren't available for a rousing night of "Netflix and chill." - Can't change someone or fix them. People are who they are, especially as they get older.
          • Sometimes running to the football, you're going to overpursue, and he may break it all the way out back out the back door.
          • Sometimes it'll make a leitmotiv of a famous line like Thomas Wyatt's "They fle from me that sometyme did me seke," flashing the line again and again in different contexts.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • God, I love this woman, ditzy nutzo that she is sometimes!
          • I know in the past I've been a giant twat, but all the hard work I've done since then is to redeem myself. I just want to do something useful, and I'm sorry if I cock it up sometimes.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Adverbs
            • Time adverbs
              • Frequency adverbs
              • Uncomparable adverbs

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en sometime
            2. en hometimes
            3. en some times
            4. fr sortîmes
            5. en sometyme
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of sometimes for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "sometimes" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, a time adverb and an uncomparable adverb.
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