but then again


but then again
(but) then again after thinking more about something.

She'd look better if she lost maybe ten or fifteen pounds, but then again who wouldn't?

It would be fun to see them — then again, I don't really have the time.

Related vocabulary: on second thought

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  • but then again — Ⅰ. ► but then (again) on the other hand. Main Entry: ↑then Ⅱ. ► but then on the other hand. Main Entry: ↑but …   English terms dictionary

  • but then (again) — on the other hand. → then …   English new terms dictionary

  • but then again — on the other hand, from another point of view …   English contemporary dictionary

  • but then again — …   Useful english dictionary

  • then again — (but) then again after thinking more about something. She d look better if she lost maybe ten or fifteen pounds, but then again who wouldn t? It would be fun to see them then again, I don t really have the time. Related vocabulary: on second… …   New idioms dictionary

  • but then — Ⅰ. ► but then (again) on the other hand. Main Entry: ↑then Ⅱ. ► but then on the other hand. Main Entry: ↑but …   English terms dictionary

  • then again — adverb (contrastive) from another point of view (Freq. 4) on the other hand, she is too ambitious for her own good then again, she might not go • Syn: ↑on the other hand, ↑but then • Ant: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • then again — {adv.} As an opposite possibility; another thing. * /He may be here tomorrow. Then again, he may not come until next week./ * /I thought you told me about the fire, but then again it could have been Bill./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • then again — {adv.} As an opposite possibility; another thing. * /He may be here tomorrow. Then again, he may not come until next week./ * /I thought you told me about the fire, but then again it could have been Bill./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • then\ again — adv As an opposite possibility; another thing. He may be here tomorrow. then again, he may not come until next week. I thought you told me about the fire, but then again it could have been Bill …   Словарь американских идиом