once vs ones : Common Errors in English

About once vs ones

“Once” always has to do with time and answers the questions, “how many times?” or “when?” For instance: “I only played handball once.” “Once I got my boot off, I saw my sock had a hole in it.”In contrast, “ones” have to do with things. In your tool collection, the ones you should keep handy are the ones you use most.

once Meaning(s)

  • (r) on one occasion
  • (r) as soon as
  • (r) at a previous time

once in News

  1. Once-a-day pill prevents HIV in drug users

    A once-a-day pill can protect people who inject drugs such as heroin from the AIDS virus, lowering their risk by nearly 50 percent, researchers reported Wednesday.The findings show that even people at the highest risk of being infected with the virus can protect themselves – and thus protect others. And it adds ammunition to arguments that HIV drugs should be made widely available to fight the ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: NBC NEWS

  2. 'Once Upon A Time' Season 3: Neverland, Hook And Emma Romance And Potential LGBT Characters

    "Once Upon a Time" Season 3 will see some of fans' favorite fairytale characters venturing to the dangerous world of Neverland in search of kidnapped Henry (Jared Gilmore), and creators Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis were on hand at the recent ATX Television Festival to preview a little about what we can expect when "Once" returns in the fall.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Huffington Post

  3. 'Once Upon a Time in Wonderland' Preview: 'This Is a Story about Her Search to Find Her Lost Love'

    (ABC) Once Upon a Time creators Adam Hororwitz and Eddy Kitsis have already taken viewers to Fairy Tale Land and Neverland. But this fall, they're on a mission to transport fans to a brand new magical destination: Wonderland. The two showrunners shared insights and details about their new ABC spin-off series, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland , during the Once Upon a Time panel at the Austin ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Zimbio

ones in News

  1. Health Tip: Protect Young Ones From Suffocation

    Title: Health Tip: Protect Young Ones From Suffocation Category: Health News Created: 6/12/2013 8:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 13, 2013 Source: MedicineNet.com

  2. Ones to watch in law

    Ones to watch in the various areas of law on Long Island.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Long Island Business News

  3. Loved Ones Of Sexually Assaulted Girl Pleads For Public’s Help

    For the first time since an 11-year-old Miami girl was abducted and sexually assaulted last Thursday afternoon, her loved ones are speaking out, appealing for the public’s help in solving this troubling case.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: CBS Miami

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