at odd moments


at odd moments
occasionally; not regularly, now and then

With complete fatalism he had even faced, at odd moments, the possibility of being murdered. (J. Wain)

But it was at odd moments that Martin was able to think. (J. London)

Nothing stopped, and only at odd moments was Erik able to glance back on those wonderful two weeks before school began and wonder how he could have been so blind as not to see that he would get himself involved in endless work. (M. Wilson)

He even carried them (the words) in his pockets, and reviewed them at odd moments on the street, or while waiting in a shop to be served. (J. London)


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