again

again again adv. 1. one more time; on another occasion • 再一次;又一次:
»Could you say it again, please?
请再说一遍好吗?
»When will I see you again?
我何时能再见到你?
»This must never happen again.
这种事再也不能发生了。
»Once again (= as had happened several times before), the train was late.
火车又晚点了。
»Iˈve told you again and again (= many times) not to do that.
我一再告诉过你别干那种事。
»Iˈll have to write it all over again (= again from the beginning).
我得从头再写一遍。
2. showing that sb / sth is in the same place or state that they were in originally • 返回原处;复原:
»He was glad to be home again.
他很高兴又回到家了。
»She spends two hours a day getting to work and back again.
她每天上班来回要花两小时。
»Youˈll soon feel well again.
你很快就会康复的。
3. added to an amount that is already there • 增加;多:
»The cost is about half as much again as it was two years ago.
现在的价格比两年前提高约一半。
»Iˈd like the same again (= the same amount or the same thing).
我想再来一份同样的。
4. used to show that a comment or fact is connected with what you have just said • 再说;其次:
»And again, we must think of the cost.
再说,我们必须考虑成本。
5. then / there again used to introduce a fact or an opinion that contrasts with what you have just said • (引出相对照的事实或看法)再说,另一方面:
»We might buy it but then again we might not.
我们可能买,不过也可能不买。
6. used when you ask sb to tell you sth or repeat sth that you think they have told you already • 请再说一遍:
»What was the name again?
叫什么名字,再说一遍好不好?
【IDIOMS】--› see now adv., same pron., time n.
* * *
[ә'gein]
adv. 又, 再次, 此外, 再一次

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