Again

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Definition

again: once more, another time
adverb
Try again! Make another attempt!
I'd like to watch the movie again. Shall we come back next week too?
He will never talk to me again. This is the end of our relationship!

We have to differentiate again from still and yet:

He is sick again. He has a new illness.
He is still sick. He continues to be ill.
He has not recovered yet. Up to now he has not recovered.

once again: one more time
adverb

Examples

  • "Make Humanity Great Again!"
  • "Are you a little bit lost again, 12?"
  • "We need to make this contest great again."
  • "Twisting the knife in my heart, Twisting the knife in my heart again."
  • "And then I turned the box on again."
  • "I'd just like to say once again that I'm at your disposal for any concerns you may have."
  • "Let's try it again."
  • "Once again it would seem that Delavigne's bank balance is smelling of roses."
  • "Anyhow, next week I will be in your ‘neck of the forest'* (again, I hope I've used the expression correctly)."
  • "Hello again, Susie."

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