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By fits and starts

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The meaning of the phrase ‘By fits and starts' is without steady application or at interval.

Sample Usage

1. If you work by fits and starts you will never succeed in life.

2. He always studies by fits and starts; how can you expect him to get good marks!

3. She is in the habit of working only by fits and starts; therefore, you cannot expect any result from her.

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