Share this entry

often
British English: /ˈɒf(ə)n/
, /ˈɒft(ə)n/
American English: /ˈɔf(t)ən/
, /ˈɑf(t)ən/

Translation of often in French:

adverb

  • very/so/too/less often
    très/si/trop/moins souvent
    more and more often
    de plus en plus souvent
    as often as not, more often than not it's not often you see that
    ce n'est pas souvent qu'on voit ça
    you'll often find that …
    tu constateras souvent que …
    how often do you meet?
    vous vous voyez tous les combien? [informal]
    vous vous voyez souvent?
    how often do the planes depart?
    les avions partent tous les combien?
    an often-repeated remark
    une remarque souvent répétée
    it cannot be said too often that …
    on ne répétera jamais assez que …
    once too often
    une fois de trop
    every so often (in time)
    (in distance, space) ça et là

Definition of often in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: