Sometimes, Sometime or Some time?

What’s the difference? Do you use them correctly?

SOMETIMES

This is an adverb of frequency. It means “from time to time” or “occasionally”
Note: Always write it in one word plus an “s” at the end.

Example:

1. I go shopping with my mother SOMETIMES.
2. SOMETIMES, she goes to work by bus.
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 SOMETIME: (one word, no “s”)
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means a vague time, an unknown, unspecified time in the future.
If you say, “I will go to Paris SOMETIME, you mean that you do not know the hour, day, month or year when you will go to Paris.
Examples:
1. Bring your baby to my home SOMETIME; my kids will be happy to play with her
2. I will visit my parents SOMETIME next year.
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SOME TIME: (two words, no “s”)
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means a certain amount of time. It can also mean a long period of time.
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Examples:
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1. That beer has been in my refrigerator for SOME TIME. I don’t advise you to drink it. ( for a long period of time)
2. Please tell the boss that I need SOME TIME to finish this report. (a certain amount of time, maybe 2 hours, 1 day or 1 week)
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Figure this out:
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Sometimes, my dad reminds me to take some time to rest, but I will think about that sometime next week. 
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Now, try to make your own sentences.
Practice makes perfect!

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