The UVic Writer's Guide


Sometime / Sometime / Sometimes


Some time as two words means a span of time: "We spent some time in the lion's cage."

Sometime as one word means "at an unspecified time": "Let's have lunch sometime."

Sometimes means "now and then": "Sometimes I go to the gravel pit and roll around in the sand."


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