go back to the drawing board
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go back to the drawing board(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (to start all over again)
a. volver al punto de partida
The entire plan was built on faulty data. We have to go back to the drawing board.Todo el plan se construyó sobre datos defectuosos. Tenemos que volver al punto de partida.
b. volver a la casilla de salida
That recipe was a flop. Well, let's go back to the drawing board.Esa receta fue un fracaso. Bueno, pues volvamos a la casilla de salida.
c. volver a empezar desde cero
After the revelations, Smith's campaign manager had to go back to the drawing board and review her strategies.Tras las revelaciones, la jefa de campaña de Smith tuvo que volver a empezar desde cero y revisar sus estrategias.
d. replanteárselo todo de nuevo
The slogan they came up with is painfully bad. They need to go back to the drawing board.El eslogan que se inventaron es terriblemente malo. Tienen que replanteárselo todo de nuevo.
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