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come again Explained

come again at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "come again":
alternate, be here again, circle, come and go, come around,
come round, come round again, come up again, copy, cycle, ditto,
do a repeat, do again, do over, double, duplicate, echo, go back,
go back to, imitate, intermit, keep coming, oscillate, parrot,
plagiarize, pulsate, pulse, quote, reappear, recur, redo, redouble,
reduplicate, reecho, regurgitate, reincarnate, renew, reoccur,
repeat, reproduce, resound, resume, return, return to, reverberate,
revert, revisit, revive, revolve, roll around, rotate, say again,
turn, undulate, wheel, wheel around

come again at English (WD) Of Explained:


Etymology 1

Possibly an ellipsis of "Could you come again with what you just said?" "Come again with what you just said."


Inter: head » en|verb|head=come again
  • Inter: idiomatic » informal Could you repeat that? Repeat that please. Inter: non-gloss definition » a polite formula used when one has not heard or understood what has been said
    1. 1955, Category: w - :Rex Stout|Rex Stout, "When a Man Murders...", in Category: w - :Three Witnesses (book)|Three Witnesses, October 1994 Category: w - :Bantam Books|Bantam edition, ISBN 0553249592, page 120:
    2. : "Who says he did?" / "Aubry." / "Yeah? A guy in for murder? Come again." / "Glad to. Beebe says so too."
      * excuse me Inter: qualifier » especially US, I beg your pardon Inter: qualifier » formal, pardon, sorry, what, say again
      Inter: trans-top » Could you repeat that

  • Inter: trreq » ar:
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|voisitteko toistaa
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|pardon|alt=pardon ?
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|wie bitte, Inter: t+ » de|bitte, Inter: t- » de|nochmal bitte
  • Inter: trreq » hi:
  • Inter: trreq » it:

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Inter: trreq » ja:
    • Inter: trreq » cmn:
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|o que|alt=o que?
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|как-как|alt=как-как?|sc=Cyrl|tr=kak-kak?
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|perdón|alt=¿perdón?
    • Telugu: Inter: t- » te|మళ్ళీ చెప్పండి|tr=maLLI cheppaMDi|sc=Telu

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » please repeat that
    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Etymology 2

    An ellipsis of "Please come back for another visit"


    Inter: head » en|verb|head=come again
  • Inter: idiomati » c Inter: non-gloss definition » Used as a polite farewell to a visitor, inviting a return visit.
    Usage notes
    * Often used in retail stores and service establishments, especially in hotels and restaurants
    Inter: trans-top » polite farewell, inviting return visit
    • Inter: trreq » ar:
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|tervetuloa uudelleen
    • Inter: trreq » fr:
    • German: Inter: t- » de|besuchen Sie uns gerne wieder, Inter: t- » de|besuchen Sie uns baId wieder, Inter: t- » de|kommen Sie bald wieder
    • Inter: trreq » it:
    • Inter: trreq » ja:

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: trreq » ko:
  • Inter: trreq » cmn:
  • Inter: trreq » pl:
  • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|volte sempre
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|приходите ещё|tr=prixodít'e ješ'ó
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|será un placer volver a verle, Inter: t- » es|vuelva pronto

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


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