on again

see under off and on.


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Examples from the Web for on again

Contemporary Examples of on again

  • The 24-year-old Buffalo native had a "date" that night, but she wouldn't tell her on-again, off-again boyfriend with whom.

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    The Serial Killer Victim's Secret Life

    Christine Pelisek, Roja Heydarpour

    April 24, 2011

  • I moved back to the city and my two on-again off-again guys, steeling myself for hopeless fix-ups, just in case love might strike.

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    The Summer of the Entenmann's Man

    Gael Greene

    July 9, 2010

  • Cale, absent from this reunion, has had an on-again off-again feud with Reed and was barely mentioned.

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    Velvet Underground Reunites!

    Taylor Antrim

    December 9, 2009