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often

1 adverb in many different situationsminic  c m uhe often helps students is minic a chabhraíonn sé le mic léinn, cuidíonn sé le mic léinn go minicresearch work is most often measured in terms of the number of publications ar líon na bhfoilseachán is minice a dhéantar obair thaighde a mheasthe causes of accidents are often complex cúiseanna casta a bhíonn le timpistí go minicis she eating often enough? an mbíonn sí ag ithe minic go leor?, an mbíonn sí ag ithe sách minic? 2 adverb frequentlyminic  c m uiomaí  c m uyoung researchers don't often get the opportunity to speak ní minic a fhaigheann taighdeoirí óga deis labhairthe walks out in the countryside fairly often téann sé ag siúl faoin tuath go measartha minicwe gave concerts there very often thugamar ceolchoirmeacha ansin go mion minic, is iomaí uair a thugamar ceolchoirmeacha ansinI'll call you as often as I can cuirfidh mé glaoch ort chomh minic agus is féidir liomhow often do you get headaches? cé chomh minic is a bhíonn tinneas cinn ort?it's not often that I get letters ní minic a fhaighim litreacha, is annamh a fhaighim litreachashe doesn't practice often enough ní bhíonn sí ag cleachtadh minic go leor, ní bhíonn sí ag cleachtadh sách minic
phrases

all too often

(also

far too often

, too often

) i bhfad rómhinicall too often people don't take their medication regularly is rímhinic nach dtógann daoine a gcuid cógas go rialta

every so often

anois is arísó am go hamó am go chéileher mother would visit every so often thagadh a máthair ar cuairt anois is arís

more often than not

(also

as often as not

) informalníos minice ná a mhalairtchomh minic lena athrachmore often than not, they'll be at home níos minice ná a mhalairt, is sa bhaile a bheidh siad

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