- 有时,常常,间或 on some occasions but not all
- on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always;
"sometimes she wished she were back in England"
"sometimes her photography is breathtaking"
"sometimes they come for a month; at other times for six months"
- Sometimes the patient cried for the pain.
- Love is sometimes put in range with a career.
- Sometimes she saw the flash of a torch through a chink in the curtains.
Old people sometimes lose their faculties.
I sometimes have letters from him.
I sometimes visit my grandmother.
People in far northern countries sometimes form small houses out of blocks of ice.
She likes sometimes the one and sometimes the other.
That newspaper accounts of international affairs are sometimes distorted.
Destiny is sometimes cruel, but sometimes kind.
The snake's bite is sometimes poisonous.
Sometimes we are busy and sometimes we're not.
I go there sometimes.
He seemed glad sometimes.
Shrewd and sometimes cynical epigrams.出自：R. W. Church
They quarrelled sometimes but they didn't hate each other.出自：M. Sinclair
Sometimes I wanted to cry and sometimes I wanted to swear.出自：J. Buchan
Sometimes..Hugh would persuade her to go down to the harbour.出自：O. Manning
- sometimes可修饰动态动词、静态动词,多位于谓语动词之前或系动词之后,为了强调,也可位于句首或句末; 用于对比结构时也可位于谓语动词之后。
- sometimes, sometime, some time
这三者的区别是：sometimes的意思是“有时,间或”,指某事在某些场合会发生,并非在一切场合都发生; sometime指过去或将来的某一未知时间或某一尚未确定的时间点; some time则是名词短语,指时间段,意思是“一些时间”“某个时段”。例如:People held in high repute are sometimes quite ignorant.名气大的人有时却非常无知。Let's have dinner together sometime next week.下周找个时间我们一起吃顿饭吧。I'll be away for some time.我要离开一段时间。
- sometimes, always, often, usually
这四个词意思相近。其区别是：1.表示的频率不同。例如：He comes to school on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday and even on Sunday.我们可说：He always goes to school.always表示的频率是100%。He comes to school on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday and Friday.我们可说：He usually goes to school.usually表示的频率是90%。He comes to school on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday.我们可说：He often goes to school.often表示的频率是60%。He comes to school on Monday and Thursday.我们可以说He sometimes goes to school.sometimes表示的频率是20%。2.always的反义词是never; often的反义词是seldom; usually的反义词是occasionally, sometimes的反义词是always。
- sometimes sometime some time
- sometimes:sometimes adv. 不时, 有时…