Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Often"

The meaning of "Often" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa More often than not?
A: It means most of the time/ a majority of the time
Q: O que significa often?
A: Often is an adverb used to describe an action that a person does frequently or regularly.

For example, "she often washes the dishes" or "they are often seen together after prom."
Q: O que significa More often than not?
A: It means the majority of the time something happens. "My car is very unreliable. More often than not, it is at the mechanics." "I sometimes fight with my husband but, more often than not, he starts it."
Q: O que significa more often than not?
A: It means "usually" :)
Q: O que significa as often as before?
A: To the same frequency prior to the event

Example sentences using "Often"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com As often as not .
A: 1. I wear a skirt as often as not. - meaning I wear a skirt half the time and something else the other half.
2. He won at bingo as often as not. - meaning he won at bingo just as often as loosing
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com often.
A: I often get bored waiting in doctors' offices.

Do you come to drink here often?

It's not often you see 3 rainbows in one day.

I often wonder if there is life after death.

I often say things I regret immediately after.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com How often?.
A: how often do you listen to music?
how often does he come to work?
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com often.
A: I often go to the shop
I don't do my homework often
He often says no
We love there park and go there often
I don't often act like that
You often sing
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com often.
A: I come here often.
Do you do this often?
How often do you go to work?
I often wish I could go.

Synonyms of "Often" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre often e usually ?
A:
Often means that you do something frequently. Example:
She takes walks often.
He comes and goes often.

Usually means that something is routine, done regularly, or is expected. Example:
I usually feed my dogs at night.
She usually pays in exact change.

Usually would be used in the context of something being done regularly while often would be used to describe how regularly something is done.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre often e frequently ?
A: There is really no difference between these words. They are synonyms, meaning that they mean similar things.

ex. I go to the park frequently.
I go to the park often.

they both work fine when you are trying to explain something that happens quite a lot.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre often e sometimes ?
A: I hope this helps you
Q: Qual é a diferença entre often e very often ?
A: "Very often" means more often.

We would say "very often" if we thought "often" was not enough.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre More often than not e By and large e For the most part e On the whole ?
A: More often than not = something happens more than it doesn't happens.

By and large = largely by a certain standard (usually the speaker's opinion).

For the most part = Is relevant to a large part (over 50%) of the whole of something.

On the whole = An overview of everything (the whole)!






Translations of "Often"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? often
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? often
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? often
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? often
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? often
A: You can pronounce it both like /often/ and without 't' sound

Other questions about "Often"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar often.
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Q: i often see the word "gmb" on comments of sports videos.
what does it mean?
i guess this means kind of like insane, chill, etc
A: In this context it will mean: Gold medall body, that means the person thinks that the player has a the perfect body to play and to win. I hope this was helpfull😁
Q: "i often wake up in the middle of night"
"i often get awake in the middle of night"

which one is more natural?(and please let me know if there is something else to fix)
A: Yes you are correct on that^^ "I'm often awake in the middle of the night" wouldn't convey that you "Woke up" "I often wake up in the middle of the night" conveys that you do "wake up" (action)
Q: are both correct?

1. i often take a walk
2. i often take walks
A: the second one is correct
Q: i often say "did i hear it right?".
but one question just popped up in my head. can i say "did i see it right?" when i saw something ridiculous or unbelievable?
A: @tjstkdn yes, i would say it's commonly used. But it's "that"

"Did I hear that right?"
"Did I see that right?"

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