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on and off

(also off and on)
C1 If something happens on and off during a period of time, it happens sometimes: I've had toothache on and off for a couple of months.
Translations of “on and off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 時斷時續地, 間歇地…
in Russian время от времени, периодически…
in Turkish zaman zaman, aralıklarla…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时断时续地, 间歇地…
in Polish sporadycznie, od czasu do czasu…
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