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by and by

old-fashioned after a ​shortperiod: By and by a man ​appeared. You'll get used to it by and by.
(Definition of by and by from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “by and by”
in Chinese (Simplified) 过了一会儿,不久…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過了一會兒,不久…