for once | just this once
This page is about the conversational phrase for once | just this once
You can say this if you'd like something to happen this time, as it rarely or never happens at other times.
- "Can you do the shopping today?"
"I do it all the time. Can't you do it for once? "
- The kids were fighting again, so I said, "I wish, just this once, you'd get through the day without fighting."
Also "just for once" and "for a change"
I said, "I'm tired. Can't you drive for once?" This means
Contributor: Matt Errey