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Cathy's only been to visit us once.
I'd seen the show once before, but I enjoyed seeing it again.
I'm only going to say this once, so listen carefully.
We met just the once, but I still remember him very clearly.
Did you know that Dan was once a policeman?
Louise bought the house where her grandparents had once lived.
The once mighty U.S. car industry was now facing strong competition from abroad.
You can pay the bill for once.
It would be nice if, just for once, the two of you could get along with each other.
This is the American English definition of once. View British English definition of once.
old and no longer in good condition
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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