Example sentences for: sporadically

How can you use “sporadically” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The best reason for seeing Forces of Nature --a sporadically funny but uneasily revisionist screwball comedy in which straight-arrow Ben Affleck is tempted from his imminent nuptials by free spirit Sandra Bullock and assorted natural disasters--is a scene in which the heartsick jock ex-boyfriend (David Strickland) of Affleck's fiancee (Maura Tierney) sings an a cappella version of Phil Collins' "Against All Odds (Take a Look At Me Now)" into her ear in the middle of a party.

  • The opposition army mainly consists of separatists from Shaba and Kasai provinces in East Zaire and supporters of the original post-colonial government, who have battled Mobutu's army sporadically since the dictator's ascent.

  • It's a portrait of the artist as a perfect swine" (Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal ). British newcomer Samantha Morton steals the show as a mute laundress who becomes Ray's lover: "Rarely has a performer mined such complex and potent emotion from such simple materials: a smile, a shrug, an attentive winsomeness" (David Ansen, Newsweek ). One critic dissents: Mike Clark of USA Today calls the film "depressing" and only "sporadically amusing."

  • , and all the other things that workers get that workfare workers don't get, or get only sporadically.

  • Various other people drifted in and out of those meetings, which were held sporadically over the course of several months, but we three were the chief punters (as they say in Britain).


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