more often than not

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jeanpon

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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?
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David L.

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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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