One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘there was a book on the table’
supported by, resting on, in contact with
underneath, on the underside of
2‘she put the book on the table’
1‘the light was still on’
functioning, in operation, working, in use, operating
1‘she droned on’
interminably, at length, for a long time, continuously, endlessly, ceaselessly, without a break, without a pause
‘she had been working on that painting, on and off, for a long time’
periodically, at intervals, off and on, once in a while, every once in a while, every so often, now and again, now and then, every now and again, every now and then, from time to time, occasionally, on occasion, on occasions, on the odd occasion, at times, sometimes, sporadically, spasmodically, erratically, irregularly, intermittently, by fits and starts, in fits and starts, fitfully, discontinuously, piecemeal
‘she blabbered on and on’
for a long time, for ages, for hours, at length, at great length, incessantly, ceaselessly, constantly, continuously, continually, endlessly, unendingly, eternally, forever
interminably, unremittingly, relentlessly, indefatigably, without let-up, without a break, without a pause, without cease
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