In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(another time, once more)otra vezde nuevoI had to do it again — tuve que volver a hacerlo
- try again — vuelve a intentarlo
- I've told you time and time again! — ¡te lo he dicho mil veces / una y otra vez!
- don't ever do that again! — ¡no vuelvas a hacer eso!
- I'll never speak to you again — no te vuelvo a hablar en la vida
- never again! — ¡nunca más!
- not again! — ¡otra vez!
- not soup again! — ¿otra vez sopa?
- what's his name again? — ¿cómo dijiste que se llamaba?
- The next day I saw him again on the way back from the beach.
- This was brought home to me yet again the other day by a Japanese friend, a young man.
- Once the woman was gone and the door was closed once again, Jeremiah grinned again.
- To resort to the good old cliché yet again, one can wait and watch the drama unfold in the days to come.
- I saw them again the following night, and they were every bit as good the second time.
- Later that day he returned again, shame-faced, and said he wanted to give the money back.
- Yet again, we're being offered a product to meet a need that doesn't exist.
- I was listened to with interest and was invited to return again when more of the workers were present.
- The fault lies clearly, yet again, with inefficient and inept council officers and management.
- That's when he was hit by thieves yet again when somebody broke the trailer loose from the truck.
- We met again, after two months the next time she came to Dorset.
- Old friends are met again as new friends leave my social sphere, ringing in the changes.
- In the past, promises have been made, kept and broken, and they are being made yet again.
- Once again, feel free to listen again and make any adjustments you deem fit.
- But now it is clear that, yet again, entertainment is being confused with education.
- He stands up yet again, pats several pockets and produces a large, heavy object on an impressive gold chain.
- But if the national theatre model has to be reworked yet again, a decision could be months away.
- The adage that there are no permanent enemies in politics has been proved true yet again today.
- I wrote again asking that they provide the full copies of the records as requested.
- He was delighted to be re-elected and delighted to have topped the poll yet again.
2(in comparisons)we've done 40 miles and it's as far again to the border — ya hemos hecho 40 millas y nos quedan otras tantas para llegar a la frontera
- heating may cost as much again — la calefacción puede llegar a salir otro tanto
3(then / there) again
- they might go, but (then) again they might not — puede que vayan, pero también puede que no
- (there) again, what do they know about art? — además / por otro lado ¿ellos qué saben de arte?
When used with a verb, again is often translated by volver a + infinitive: we had to start again tuvimos que volver a empezar; I asked him for it again se lo volví a pedir.
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