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Shouldn't it be 'every now and then' instead? Options
Koh Elaine
Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017 1:01:19 PM
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Over the next ten years, her name would come up in court papers every now and again for similar offences - stealing or even cheating women of their Hermes bags.

Shouldn't it be 'every now and then' instead?

Thanks.
tunaafi
Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017 1:06:08 PM

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Either expression is acceptable in BrE.
NKM
Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017 9:46:44 PM

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And in American English as well.

Koh Elaine
Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017 10:31:47 PM
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Thanks to both of you.
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