OFTEN in a Sentence

Learn OFTEN from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Word in Sentence
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works?
Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of OFTEN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
often
 ad.  many times at short intervals
 ad.  in many cases or instances
Classic Sentence: (153 in 11 pages)
1  I often referred the several situations, as their similarity struck me, to my own.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
2  A few incidents now and then directed me, and I possessed a map of the country; but I often wandered wide from my path.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
3  I often refused to accompany him, alleging another engagement, that I might remain alone.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 19
4  Our little voyages of discovery were often prolonged by the successive objects that presented themselves.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 19
5  But now I went to it in cold blood, and my heart often sickened at the work of my hands.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 19
6  Their benevolent disposition often made them enter the cottages of the poor.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
7  It was long before he was restored, and I often thought that life was entirely extinct.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
8  Come over often, Nick, and I'll sort of--oh--fling you together.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
9  He had shown it so often that I think it was more real to him now than the house itself.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
10  Indeed, the same dark question often rose into her mind with reference to the whole race of womanhood.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
11  She spent whole hours at the pianoforte alternately singing and crying; her voice often totally suspended by her tears.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
12  Remember, Elinor," said she, "how very often Sir John fetches our letters himself from the post, and carries them to it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
13  No; my feelings are not often shared, not often understood.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
14  The storm, as is often the case in Switzerland, appeared at once in various parts of the heavens.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
15  Upon my soul," he added, "I believe it is nothing more; and so I often tell my mother, when she is grieving about it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  The tough road often leads to the top.
17  Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.
18  Women who put off having a baby often make the best mothers.
19  In the case of King Arthur, legend and truth are often inextricable.
20  Try to exercise as often as possible.
21  Ill comes often on the back of worse.
22  Grief often treads upon the heels of pleasure.
23  Success often depends upon knowing how long it will take to succeed.
24  Reason deceives us often, conscience never.
25  Bad workmen often blame their tools.
26  He was often out of the office on various missions.
27  Gorky was often the victim of his grandfather's tyranny.
28  Children's negative feelings often get acted out in bad behaviour.
29  He is often the victim of vituperative remarks concerning his wealth.
30  They are often available at a discount.