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    Hwat is the meaning of " again-off again" in the following sentence?

    Efforts to construct the sprawling $1 billion Hanthawaddy airport — the second international hub for the main city of Yangon— have been on again-off again for almost two decades.

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    (Korea's Incheon wins tender for Myanmar airport - Money - MSN CA)

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    Re: Hwat is the meaning of " again-off again" in the following sentence?

    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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