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Sometimes, Sometime, or Some Time – Commonly Confused Words

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Sometimes, Sometime, or Some Time –  Commonly Confused Words

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What is the difference between sometime and some time? And where does sometimes fit into the equation? Don’t worry, the answer is simpler than you might think.

SOMETIMES
“Sometimes” is a one-word adverb that means “occasionally” or “now and then.”

SOMETIME
There are two ways to use “sometime” as one word.

1. When you use “sometime” as an adverb, it refers to an unspecified point in time.
2. When you use “sometime” as an adjective, it just means “former.” “Sometime” should always be one word when you’re using it as an adjective.

SOME TIME
When “some time” is two words, it refers to a span of time. In fact, it often means “a long time.”

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