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come again

1. Can you say that again? Sometimes used jocularly or sarcastically to indicate that one thinks that what was just said was ridiculous, unbelievable, etc. Come again? I didn't hear what you said. You want me to pay you $100 for that? Come again?
2. Return to this place (often a store) again in the future. The shop owner handed me my bag and told me to come again.
See also: again, come

Come again.

 
1. Please come back again sometime. Mary: I had a lovely time. Thank you for asking me. Sally: You're quite welcome. come again. "Come again," said Mrs. Martin as she let Jimmy out the door.
2. Rur. (usually Come again?) I didn't hear what you said. Please repeat it. Sally: Do you want some more carrots? Mary: Come again? Sally: Carrots. Do you want some more carrots?
See also: again, come

come again

(spoken)
what did you say Come again? I didn't hear that.
See also: again, come

come again

What did you say? as in Come again? I can't believe you said that. This expression takes the literal meaning of the phrase-return-to ask someone to repeat a statement, either because it wasn't heard clearly or because its truth is being questioned. [Colloquial; second half of 1800s]
See also: again, come

come again

Used as a request to repeat what was said.
See also: again, come