again Idioms & Phrases


Again and again

  • adverb repeatedly
    over and over; again and again; time and again; over and over again.
    • the unknown word turned up over and over again in the text
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  • more than once; often; repeatedly.
Webster 1913

Born again

  • (Theol.), regenerated; renewed; having received spiritual life. "Except a man be born again, he can not see the kingdom of God." John iii. 3.
Webster 1913

born-again

  • adjective satellite spiritually reborn or converted
    reborn; converted.
    • a born-again Christian
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born-again christian

  • noun a Christian who has experienced a dramatic conversion to faith in Jesus
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fill again

  • verb fill something that had previously been emptied
    refill; replenish.
    • refill my glass, please
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never again

  • adverb at no time hereafter
    nevermore.
    • Quoth the raven, nevermore!" -E.A.Poe
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Now and again

  • adverb now and then or here and there
    on occasion; once in a while; now and then; occasionally; at times; from time to time.
    • he was arrogant and occasionally callous
    • open areas are only occasionally interrupted by clumps of trees
    • they visit New York on occasion
    • now and again she would take her favorite book from the shelf and read to us
    • as we drove along, the beautiful scenery now and then attracted his attention
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  • now and then; occasionally.
Webster 1913

once again

  • adverb anew
    once more; again; once again.
    • she tried again
    • they rehearsed the scene again
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Once and again

  • once and once more; repeatedly. "A dove sent forth once and again, to spy." Milton.
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Over again

  • adverb anew
    once more; again; once again.
    • she tried again
    • they rehearsed the scene again
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  • once more; with repetition; afresh; anew. Dryden.
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over and over again

  • adverb repeatedly
    over and over; again and again; time and again; over and over again.
    • the unknown word turned up over and over again in the text
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then again

  • adverb (contrastive) from another point of view
    on the other hand; but then.
    • on the other hand, she is too ambitious for her own good
    • then again, she might not go
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time and again

  • adverb repeatedly
    over and over; again and again; time and again; over and over again.
    • the unknown word turned up over and over again in the text
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time and time again

  • adverb repeatedly
    over and over; again and again; time and again; over and over again.
    • the unknown word turned up over and over again in the text
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To and again

  • to and fro. R.
  • to and fro. Obs. De Foe.
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To breathe again

  • to take breath; to feel a sense of relief, as from danger, responsibility, or press of business.
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To buy again

  • . See Againbuy. Obs. Chaucer.
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To come again

  • to return . "His spirit came again and he revived." Judges. xv. 19.
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To turn again

  • to come back after going; to return. Shak.
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