Bedeutung von “often” — Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /ˈɒfən, ˈɒftən/
Extra Examples
How often do you practise?He does cook sometimes, but not very often.There are often problems at work but she seems to take it all in her stride.They are often on the receiving end of verbal abuse from angry customers.He is often disparaged by the critics.

A1 many times or regularly:

I often see her there.
He said I could visit as often as I liked.
How often (= How many times) do you go to the gym?
I don't see her very often.

B2 If something often happens or is often true, it is normal for it to happen or it is usually true:

Headaches are often caused by stress.
Brothers and sisters often argue.
December is often mild.

(Definition von “often” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)