come again?

come again?
come again? (informal)
1. What did you say?
2. Pardon?
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Main Entry:come

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come again? informal phrase
used for asking someone to repeat what they said
Thesaurus: ways of asking someone to say something againsynonym
Main entry: come

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informal used to ask someone to repeat or explain something they have said

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ˌcome aˈgain? idiom
(informal) used to ask sb to repeat sth

‘She's an entomologist.’ ‘Come again?’ ‘An entomologist— she studies insects.’

Main entry:comeidiom

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