Luz: Do you like watching action movies? I think they’re the best.
Leo: Sure, from time to time.
Luz: Like how often?
Leo: maybe once every three or four days. Not too often.
Bob: From time to time I remember when we first met.
Shannon: That’s so sweet of you to say. I didn’t think you thought about that at all.
Bob: Yes, occasionally I’ll have a memory that brings me back to the moment I ran into you while crossing the street with your friend.
Shannon: Well, from time to time I remember when you asked me out ten minutes later after we crossed the street.
Bob: I guess we both like thinking about the beginning of our relationship.
Meaning: Irregularly; now and then; occasionally; sometimes; not predictably.
Visit our website: languagesystems.edu