occasionally rather than all of the time Sometimes I go by car. He sometimes writes to me. I like to be on my own sometimes.Extra examples It is sometimes difficult to know where to begin. It was the cafe where he sometimes had lunch. National boundaries have changed, sometimes dramatically, over the last hundred years. She sometimes goes away at weekends. Sometimes I look at him and wonder what is going on in his mind. Sometimes I think we’ll never see each other again. They played tennis and golf and sometimes went swimming.