for once
For the first time, after many instances to the contrary; in a rare exception to the rule; as an exception to the usual.

The invitation for the next evening was accepted, and Cecilia, for once, felt no repugnance to joining the company.


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  • for once — ► for once (or this once) on this occasion only. Main Entry: ↑once …   English terms dictionary

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  • for once — just this one time, for a change …   English contemporary dictionary

  • For Once In My Life — est un album signé par Stevie Wonder et édité par la Motown en 1968. Portail de la musique Ce document provient de « For Once in My Life ». Catégorie : Album musical sorti en 1968 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • For Once in My Life — Album par Stevie Wonder Sortie 8 décembre 1968 Genre R B Producteur Henry Cosby, Don Hunter, Stevie Wonder Label Tamla …   Wikipédia en Français

  • for once (or this once) — on this occasion only. → once …   English new terms dictionary

  • For Once in My Life — Infobox Single Name = For Once in My Life Artist = Stevie Wonder from Album = For Once in My Life Released = October 15, 1968 Format = 7 single Recorded = Hitsville USA (Studio A); summer 1967 Genre = Soul Length = 2:52 Label = Tamla T 54174… …   Wikipedia

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  • (just) for once — spoken phrase used for saying that you would like something to happen on this occasion, even though it does not usually happen, and you think it should happen more often You can pay the bill for once. It would be nice if, just for once, the two… …   Useful english dictionary

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