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Usage Glossary: A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y

some time/sometime/sometimes

Some time means "a length of time." Sometime means "at a time that either is not specified or is not even known." Sometimes means "occasionally (at unspecified times)."

The engineers had to wait some time before the system finally completed its diagnostic routines.

Astronauts will return to the Moon sometime.

The gas chromatograph works well sometimes, but other times it doesn't work at all.

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