1 used for saying that something happens or someone does something one more time when it has already happened or been done before
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 (=used when something has happened more than once before): Once again the troops moved forward, and once again they were driven back.
yet again (=used when something has happened too many times before): Robert’s heart operation had to be postponed yet again.
all over again (=a second time from the beginning): Oh no, now I’ll have to start all over again.
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