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

The meaning of "Often" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does More often than not mean?
A: It means most of the time/ a majority of the time
Q: What does often mean?
A: Often is an adverb used to describe an action that a person does frequently or regularly.

For example, "she often washes the dishes" or "they are often seen together after prom."
Q: What does More often than not mean?
A: It means the majority of the time something happens. "My car is very unreliable. More often than not, it is at the mechanics." "I sometimes fight with my husband but, more often than not, he starts it."
Q: What does more often than not mean?
A: It means "usually" :)
Q: What does as often as before mean?
A: To the same frequency prior to the event

Example sentences using "Often"

Q: Please show me example sentences with As often as not .
A: 1. I wear a skirt as often as not. - meaning I wear a skirt half the time and something else the other half.
2. He won at bingo as often as not. - meaning he won at bingo just as often as loosing
Q: Please show me example sentences with often.
A: I often get bored waiting in doctors' offices.

Do you come to drink here often?

It's not often you see 3 rainbows in one day.

I often wonder if there is life after death.

I often say things I regret immediately after.
Q: Please show me example sentences with How often?.
A: how often do you listen to music?
how often does he come to work?
Q: Please show me example sentences with often.
A: I often go to the shop
I don't do my homework often
He often says no
We love there park and go there often
I don't often act like that
You often sing
Q: Please show me example sentences with often.
A: I come here often.
Do you do this often?
How often do you go to work?
I often wish I could go.

Synonyms of "Often" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between often and usually ?
A:
Often means that you do something frequently. Example:
She takes walks often.
He comes and goes often.

Usually means that something is routine, done regularly, or is expected. Example:
I usually feed my dogs at night.
She usually pays in exact change.

Usually would be used in the context of something being done regularly while often would be used to describe how regularly something is done.
Q: What is the difference between often and frequently ?
A: There is really no difference between these words. They are synonyms, meaning that they mean similar things.

ex. I go to the park frequently.
I go to the park often.

they both work fine when you are trying to explain something that happens quite a lot.
Q: What is the difference between often and sometimes ?
A: I hope this helps you
Q: What is the difference between often and very often ?
A: "Very often" means more often.

We would say "very often" if we thought "often" was not enough.
Q: What is the difference between More often than not and By and large and For the most part and On the whole ?
A: More often than not = something happens more than it doesn't happens.

By and large = largely by a certain standard (usually the speaker's opinion).

For the most part = Is relevant to a large part (over 50%) of the whole of something.

On the whole = An overview of everything (the whole)!






Translations of "Often"

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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? often
A: You can pronounce it both like /often/ and without 't' sound

Other questions about "Often"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce often.
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Q: i often see the word "gmb" on comments of sports videos.
what does it mean?
i guess this means kind of like insane, chill, etc
A: In this context it will mean: Gold medall body, that means the person thinks that the player has a the perfect body to play and to win. I hope this was helpfull😁
Q: "i often wake up in the middle of night"
"i often get awake in the middle of night"

which one is more natural?(and please let me know if there is something else to fix)
A: Yes you are correct on that^^ "I'm often awake in the middle of the night" wouldn't convey that you "Woke up" "I often wake up in the middle of the night" conveys that you do "wake up" (action)
Q: are both correct?

1. i often take a walk
2. i often take walks
A: the second one is correct
Q: i often say "did i hear it right?".
but one question just popped up in my head. can i say "did i see it right?" when i saw something ridiculous or unbelievable?
A: @tjstkdn yes, i would say it's commonly used. But it's "that"

"Did I hear that right?"
"Did I see that right?"

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