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quite often

This page is about the collocation quite often

collocation pattern: adverb + adverb

Meaning

fairly often

For example

  • We see each other quite often. About once a month on average, I guess.

  • We still go out quite often, but not as often as we used to.

Note:
Also "fairly often". Used for things that happen less frequently than "very often", but more frequently than "sometimes" or "occasionally".

Quick Quiz

He said he plays tennis quite often, so I guess he plays

a. a few times a week

b. a few times a month

c. a few times a year

Contributor: Matt Errey