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
  • "I've never been on... what's this thing called again?"
  • "You two aren't going to drink all night again, are ya?"
  • "We'll see you again in 4 years!"
  • "Our ETA in Boston is 1:30 AM, but again, I'll do my best to make it there by midnight."
  • "On behalf of the entire flight crew, we would like to thank you once again for choosing English Airlines, and we wish you a pleasant stay in London, or wherever your travels may take you."
  • "You haven't been wearing my dresses again, have you?"
  • "Warbuckle : I'm getting that strange sensation again."
  • "Right now, I am so hungry I could die... again!"
  • "Bruno : What are you having again, Donna?"
  • "Brian : You just did it again!"

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