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Back to the drawing board


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Back to the drawing board means its time to start over again; it also refers as start again on a new design - after a failure of an earlier attempt.

In other words "If you have to go back to the drawing board, you have to go back to the beginning and start something again."


Sample Usage

1. It didn’t work.We have to go back to the drawing board.

2. Our proposal might not be accepted, in which case we'll have to go back to the drawing board.
3. If the education reform is too expensive to implement, the committee has to go back to the drawing board.



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