Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Occasionally"

The meaning of "Occasionally" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does occasionally mean?
A: Synonym of "occasionally":
1. sometimes
2. every now and then
3. on occasions
4. from time to time

The word "occasion" literally means "a special event".
Special events don't occur everyday. So "occasionally" refers to something that doesn't happen everyday.
Q: What does occasionally mean?
A: sometimes, not frequently

"I go to the movies occasionally"

some other phrases meaning occasionally: every once in a while, once in a blue moon
Q: What does occasionally mean?
A: it means sometimes

Example sentences using "Occasionally"

Q: Please show me example sentences with occasionally.
A: "Occasionally" is the same as saying "often/sometimes" so you can use it whenever you would use those words.
1. We occasionally meet at the park.
2. The helicopter occasionally flies over my house.
3. The dog occasionally escapes from the yard.
Q: Please show me example sentences with occasionally.
A: my husband occasionally buys me flowers
I only go to that shop occasionally
Q: Please show me example sentences with occasionally.
A: I occasionally eat in McDonalds.
Q: Please show me example sentences with occasionally.
A: Occasionally means sometimes, or not always.
I occasionally wear pink.
I occasionally order pizza for dinner.
Q: Please show me example sentences with occasionally .
A: I occasionally go out to eat.
私は時々外食する。

Synonyms of "Occasionally" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between occasionally and sometime ?
A:

Sometimes = Occasionally

Exactly the same concept
Q: What is the difference between occasionally and sometimes ?
A: They're the same! But "sometimes" is more common.
Q: What is the difference between occasionally and sometimes ?
A: No real difference. He occasionally read the paper at breakfast. He sometimes read it. Sometimes my foot hurts.
Do you go to the library? Yes occasionally.
Q: What is the difference between occasionally and some times ?
A: Occasionally is less frequently than sometimes.
Ex: he goes to the cinema twice a month. He sometimes goes to the cinema
He goes to the cinema twice a year. He occasionally goes to the cinema.
Q: What is the difference between occasionally and sometimes ?
A: It's the same really. Same meaning, used in same sentences.

Translations of "Occasionally"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? occasionally
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? occasionally
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Other questions about "Occasionally"

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Q: Please show me how to pronounce occasionally.
A: Occasionally
Q: occasionally does this sound natural?
A: yes it sounds natural

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