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Intermittent; only when possible or when the opportunity presents itself.

My efforts lately have been catch-as-catch-can, not carefully planned.

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catch-as-catch-canA. 1681, John Fryer, Richard Chiswell, Robert Roberts, Robert White, A New Account of East-India and Persia, in Eight Letters, Being Nine Years Travels, Begun 1672 and Finished 1681.
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