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Compare Dutch nu en dan.

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Adverb

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now and then (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) sometimes; occasionally; intermittently
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:occasionally
    Call your mother now and then and let her know you care.
    • 2024 March 6, Pip Dunn, “Freight's future is in ISO containers”, in RAIL, number 1004, page 36:
      I'm a writer first, but I do have my HGV licence, and I use it every now and then.

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