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So many ways to say sometimes. Can you explain them?

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So far I've encountered manchmal, mitunter and more I think. Can a native or someone fluent explain them? Are they interchangeable?

7/8/2017, 4:17:59 PM

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it's like in English the difference between "sometimes" and "from time to time" ... what is the difference? not much.. that's how languages work

7/8/2017, 4:23:37 PM

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Oh so "mitunter" means "time to time".

So Mitunter gucke ich Fernseher??

7/8/2017, 4:29:04 PM

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Sie sind austauschbar. I have an other one for you: "hin und wieder". Don't worry, it is all the same.

7/8/2017, 6:01:28 PM

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Occasionally I say "ab und zu," at times I prefer "hin und wieder," now and then I use "manchmal, from time to time "von Zeit zur Zeit" seems best and every once in a while I say "mitunter." I'm not sure if these are all perfect synonyms, but they do pretty much mean the same thing.

7/9/2017, 6:37:07 AM

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try "gelegentlich", occasionally

7/9/2017, 12:04:26 PM
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