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Meaning of “then again” in the English Dictionary

"then again" in British English

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then again

(also there again)C2 used when you have had a new ​thought that is different from or the ​opposite of what you have just said: I like to ​travel but, then again, I'm very ​fond of my ​home.
(Definition of then again from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"then again" in American English

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then again

infmlbut after ​thinking about it: It would be ​fun to ​see them – then again, I don’t really have the ​time.
(Definition of then again from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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