off and on

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  • off-and-on

AdverbEdit

off and on

  1. (idiomatic) Intermittently.
    With so much worry, I only slept off and on last night.
  2. (nautical) On different tacks, now toward, and now away from, the land.

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Last modified on 2 April 2014, at 21:49