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 Meanings and Examples of OCCASIONALLY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
occasionally
 ad.  now and then; from time to time; infrequently; irregularly
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  You mustn't blame me if you don't get on with him," he said; "I know nothing more of him than I have learned from meeting him occasionally in the laboratory.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
2  I generally have chemicals about, and occasionally do experiments.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
3  Sometimes he spent his day at the chemical laboratory, sometimes in the dissecting-rooms, and occasionally in long walks, which appeared to take him into the lowest portions of the City.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
4  With these two implements he trotted noiselessly about the room, sometimes stopping, occasionally kneeling, and once lying flat upon his face.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
5  Sometimes the fatal numbers appeared upon the walls, sometimes upon the floors, occasionally they were on small placards stuck upon the garden gate or the railings.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
6  For whole days at a time he would lounge in his Windsor chair in the kitchen, reading the newspapers, drinking, and occasionally feeding Moses on crusts of bread soaked in beer.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
7  When the animals had assembled in the big barn, Snowball stood up and, though occasionally interrupted by bleating from the sheep, set forth his reasons for advocating the building of the windmill.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter V
8  Napoleon paced to and fro in silence, occasionally snuffing at the ground.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
9  He fidgeted to and fro, swishing his long black tail against his sides and occasionally uttering a little whinny of surprise.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
10  I smiled to myself, and, in my psychological way began lazily to inquire into the elements of this illusion, occasionally, even as I did so, dropping back into a comfortable morning doze.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
11  Mrs. Sparsit sedately resumed her work and occasionally gave a small cough, which sounded like the cough of conscious strength and forbearance.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
12  From the village were heard the distant sounds of revelry, mixed occasionally with loud laughter, sometimes broken by screams, and sometimes by wild strains of distant music.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
13  So they went on for quite a time, writing, and meeting occasionally in London.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
14  He could occasionally go out now in the car, and had got a strong young man as chauffeur, who could help him out of the car if need be.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
15  Only occasionally the soul rises gasping through the fathomless fathoms under which we live, far up to the surface of the ether, where there is true air.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
16  He should be allowed the occasional treat.
17  From Sunday to Tuesday, it will be cloudy with occasional drizzle in western and northwestern areas, especially around coasts and hills.
18  Thicker cloud with occasional rain or drizzle will spread into some western areas during the night.
19  Despite occasional patches of purple prose, the book is mostly clear and incisive.
20  Despite the occasional lapse, this was a fine performance by the young saxophonist.
21  It was a superb performance, despite occasional lapses of intonation.
22  The silence of the forest was made evident by the occasional snap of a twig.
23  She likes an occasional glass of wine.
24  He has occasional injections to maintain his good health but otherwise he lives a normal life.
25  The occasional nude bather comes here.
26  He supplemented his income with occasional comedy gigs.
27  There will be occasional showers in southeast England, some of them perhaps heavy.
28  That sort of thing is quite occasional and not regular.
29  Everything was quiet, aside from the occasional sound of a car in the distance.
30  The street slept in darkness, aside from the occasional twinkling of lights from two or three windows.