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  1. #1
    jeanpon is offline Newbie
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    more often than not

    Hi there,
    I've come up with some problem ,and wish to get help.what does "more often than not "mean?Is it similar to usually?
    regards,
    xiaoxiao

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    Re: more often than not

    Yes. It is a way of saying that 'something happens more often than it doesn't happen', and so, it is more usual for it to occur.
    " Food is scarce and more often than not/and usually they go hungry."

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