Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No.45)

In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.

45. 

He visits the doctor off and on.

[A]. everyday
[B]. regularly
[C]. never at all
[D]. occasionally

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Sreevani said: (Oct 30, 2015)  
Why can't it be regularly?

Zinda said: (Jul 27, 2016)  
Occasionally means sometimes. Regularly means after a fixed interval.

Tejas said: (Aug 5, 2016)  
It should be regularly, off and on means intermittently I guess, (now and then), so it should be regularly.

Abhayraj Sn said: (Aug 23, 2016)  
I think, OCCASIONALLY is the right answer. OFF AND ON means sometimes he goes, sometimes he does not.

Please suggest or modify me.

Snigdha said: (Jan 12, 2018)  
If its " on and on " then its everyday that is regularly, since it is "off and on" it means not regular that is occasionally.

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