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You'll have to tell me again – I wasn't listening.
If you fail the exam you will have to take it again.
Once again the troops moved forward, and once again they were driven back.
Robert's heart operation had to be postponed yet again.
Oh no, now I'll have to start all over again.
I suppose Elaine might help; then again she might not.
The hotel was awful. But then again, you can't expect much for $30 a night.
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someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes
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