as often as not

more often than not or as often as not
on most occasions, or in most situations

More often than not, the arguments could have been avoided.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • more often than not — adverb usually; as a rule (Freq. 2) by and large it doesn t rain much here • Syn: ↑by and large, ↑generally, ↑mostly * * * more often than not In more than half the instances, frequently • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • as often as not — In about half of the instances, quite frequently • • • Main Entry: ↑often * * * quite frequently or commonly I had two homes really, because as often as not I was down at her house * * * as ˌoften as ˈnot | more ˌoften than ˈnot idiom usually; in …   Useful english dictionary

  • more often than not — or as often as not on most occasions, or in most situations More often than not, the arguments could have been avoided …   English dictionary

  • more often than not — {adv. phr.} More than half the time; fifty one or more times out of a hundred; not quite usually, but fairly regularly. * /Nancy comes over on Saturday more often than not./ * /Ben is a fairly good runner. He wins more often than not./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • more often than not — {adv. phr.} More than half the time; fifty one or more times out of a hundred; not quite usually, but fairly regularly. * /Nancy comes over on Saturday more often than not./ * /Ben is a fairly good runner. He wins more often than not./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • more\ often\ than\ not — adv. phr. More than half the time; fifty one or more times out of a hundred; not quite usually, but fairly regularly. Nancy comes over on Saturday more often than not. Ben is a fairly good runner. He wins more often than not …   Словарь американских идиом

  • more often than not — adverb usually; more than half the time; more likely to happen than not to happen. More often than not, tomato seeds will sprout even if they are a couple of years old …   Wiktionary

  • more often than not — usually. In winter the days are very short, and more often than not you re driving with your headlights on …   New idioms dictionary

  • as often as not — usually, mostly, in most cases …   English contemporary dictionary

  • more often than not — usually, most of the time …   English contemporary dictionary


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