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British English: /əˈɡɛn/
, /əˈɡeɪn/
American English: /əˈɡɛn/
When used with a verb, again is often translated by adding the prefix re to the verb in French: to start again = recommencer; to marry again = se remarier; I'd like to read that book again = j'aimerais relire ce livre; she never saw them again = elle ne les a jamais revus. You can check re + verbs by consulting the French side of the dictionary. For other uses of again and for idiomatic expressions, see below.

Translation of again in French:


  • sing it again!
    chante-le encore!
    once again
    encore une fois
    yet again he refused
    il a encore refusé
    when you are well again
    quand tu seras rétabli
    I'll never go there again
    je n'y retournerai jamais
    he never saw her again
    il ne l'a jamais revue
    never again!
    jamais plus!
    not again!
    again and again
    plusieurs fois, à plusieurs reprises
    time and (time) again again, you may think that …
    et ici encore, vous pourriez penser que …
    (and) then again, he may not
    mais il se peut aussi qu'il ne le fasse pas
    what's his name again [informal]?
    il s'appelle comment déjà?
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