From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishagaina‧gain /əˈɡen, əˈɡeɪn $ əˈɡen/ ●●●S1W1 adverb 🔊 🔊 1AGAINone more time – used when something has happened or been done before 🔊 Can you say that again? I didn’t hear. 🔊 I’ll never go there again. 🔊 Mr Khan’s busy. Can you try again later?once again/yet again (=used to emphasize that something has happened several or many times before) 🔊 In 1997, the family moved house yet again. 🔊 Once again, Drew was under arrest.2AGAINback to the same state or situation that you were in before 🔊 She stayed and nursed him back to health again. 🔊 It’s great to have you home again.3 →all over again4 →as much/as many/the same again5EXPLAIN spoken used to give a fact or opinion that explains or adds to something you have just said 🔊 And again, these workshops will benefit the community widely.6 →then/there again7 →again and again/time and (time) again/over and over again8spokenREPEAT used when you want someone to repeat information that they have already given you 🔊 What did you say your name was again? → now and againat now1(5)GRAMMAR: Word orderAgain usually comes at the end of a sentence: He’s forgotten his keys again.✗Don’t say: He’s again forgotten his keys. | He’s forgotten again his keys.