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here we go again

This page is about the conversational phrase here we go again

Meaning

You can say this when something annoying or upsetting starts to happen again.

For example

  • When his wife started complaining, George said, "Here we go again. You're never happy, are you?"

  • After reading the email, Lucy said, "Here we go again. Another customer says her order hasn't arrived."

Quick Quiz

My son said, "Here we go again," as soon as I started

a. congratulating him

b. helping him out

c. criticizing him

Contributor: Matt Errey