Podcast #95 Expressions of Frequency – Part 2

Published in the category Grammar and Usage, Word Study

We meet daily.

We have a daily meeting.

She often buys expensive clothes.

They usually call before they come over.

Usually he was very polite.

I don’t come here often.

I check my Facebook account daily.

I check my Facebook account daily even when I am traveling.

 

daily

weekly

monthly

yearly

annually

 

He reports to his manager daily.

We cut the grass weekly.

She gets paid monthly.

I get twelve days of vacation yearly

I review all my investments annually.

 

on a daily basis

every day

once a day

on a weekly basis

every week

once a week

on a monthly basis

every month

once a month

on a yearly basis

every year

once a year

on an annual basis

 

He calls his mother daily.

He calls his mother on a daily basis.

Every day he calls his mother.

He calls his mother every day.

Once a day he calls his mother.

He calls his mother once a day.

 

The fire alarm is tested weekly.

The fire alarm is tested on a weekly basis.

 

We get less than eight inches of rain annually.

Every year we get less than eight inches of rain.

 

Every month we analyze our sales figures.

We analyze our sales figures monthly.

We analyze our sales figures on a monthly basis.

 

Once a year they conduct a bird count.

They conduct a bird count once a year.

 

Every day he eats three portions of fruit.

He eats three portions of fruit every day.

He eats three portions of fruit daily.

 

every night

every two days

every other day, which means the same as every two days

every other week

every other weekend

every other month

every three days

every third day, which means the same as every three days

every two months

every two weeks

every two years

every Monday

every other Monday

every Sunday night

every July

 

Every night they watch a movie.

They watch a movie every night.

 

He gets the kids every other weekend.

Every other weekend he gets the kids.

 

Does she vacuum her house every Sunday night?

Every third day he took the dog for a long run.

I have the trees trimmed every two years.

Every Monday and Thursday she eats no meat.

We put on the snow tires every November.

 

once in a while

every now and then

from time to time

 

Once in a while I like a thick juicy steak.

I like a thick juicy steak once in a while.

 

Every now and then he oversleeps.

He oversleeps every now and then.

 

From time to time my car rides rough.

My car rides rough from time to time.

 

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