by fits and starts


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Adv.1.by fits and starts - intermittently; "he worked on his book by fits and starts"
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بِصورةٍ مُتَقَطِّعَه
nepravidelněpřerývaně
i ny og næi ryk
ötletszerűen
slitrótt
s prestávkami
düzensiz biçimdegelişigüzel

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(fit) noun
1. a sudden attack of illness, especially epilepsy. She suffers from fits.
2. something which happens as suddenly as this. a fit of laughter/coughing.
by fits and starts
irregularly; often stopping and starting again. He did his work by fits and starts.