You and a college friend are talking about someone that you both used to know. You haven't talked to her for a long time, but she still emails you a few times every year. You say:
She still sends me photos of her family on a regular basis.
Use "still" to talk about things that:
- started in the past
- are still going on
Things that happen "on a regular basis" happen often, and at a predictable rate. People usually say that something happens "on a regular basis" if it happens between a few times a week to a few times a year.
"On a regular basis" sounds less frequent than "often" but more frequent than "sometimes".
Here are some more examples:
A: Has anyone ever told you that you look like Madonna?
B: Yeah. Actually, I get that on a regular basis.
There are robberies and muggings in our neighborhood on a regular basis. It's dangerous.
They recommend that you clean out the filter on a regular basis.
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