Every so often (something will happen)

You can use this phrase to talk about things that sometimes happen. "Every so often" means that something happens again and again, but not very often. For example:

I run into him in the city every so often.

I don't eat sweets all that much, but every so often I'll get a craving for a bowl of ice cream.

The verb that is used with "Every so often" can either be in the present tense, or include "will" like the example above.

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