Sentence Examples with the word off and on

Carmen dozed in the chair a few times off and on until about midnight.

Nurses came into the room off and on all night to check on Destiny, but she continued to sleep.

It is true, we are such poor navigators that our thoughts, for the most part, stand off and on upon a harborless coast, are conversant only with the bights of the bays of poesy, or steer for the public ports of entry, and go into the dry docks of science, where they merely refit for this world, and no natural currents concur to individualize them.