onceadverbuk /wʌns/ us /wʌns/
once adverb (ONE TIME)
- I go to aerobics once a week.
- I did meet him once and it was an experience I shall never forget.
- The baby only feeds once a night at the moment, thank goodness.
- If I look flustered it's because I'm trying to do so many things at once.
- She's decided to write her memoirs to set the record straight once and for all.
once adverb (PAST)
onceconjunctionuk /wʌns/ us /wʌns/
- Decoding the paintings is not difficult once you know what the component parts symbolize.
- You'll feel better once you've got some hot soup down you.
- We can't afford to make any false moves once we're in enemy territory.
- Fourteen miles is further than you'd think once you start to run it.
- My new hiking boots will be great once I've broken them in.
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