- 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"
- Old people are sometimes forgetful.
- 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
- 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。