over again

Once more, as in The conductor had them start the symphony over again. [Mid-1500s]

Words Nearby over again

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How to use over again in a sentence

  • All the ordinary subjects in schools have been taught over and over again millions and millions of times.

    The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • Endless repetition or repeating a sentence to be memorised over and over again is the usual process.

    Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
  • Like Liszt, he so vitalizes everything that I have to take him in all over again every time I hear him.

  • They say he was awfully wild and reckless at that time, and Liszt paid his debts over and over again.

  • "She's given me the pleasure of making Christmas come all over again, to-morrow, that's all," said Hugh.