again again adv. 1. one more time; on another occasion • 再一次;又一次:
»Could you say it again, please?
»When will I see you again?
»This must never happen again.
»Once again (= as had happened several times before), the train was late.
»Iˈve told you again and again (= many times) not to do that.
»Iˈll have to write it all over again (= again from the beginning).
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.
»She spends two hours a day getting to work and back again.
»Youˈll soon feel well again.
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.
»Iˈd like the same again (= the same amount or the same thing).
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.
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.
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?
【IDIOMS】--› see now adv., same pron., time n.
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adv. 又, 再次, 此外, 再一次

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