back to the drawing board

Back to the drawing board
If you have to go back to the drawing board, you have to go back to the beginning and start something again.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • back to the drawing board — ► back to the drawing board a plan has failed and a new one is needed. Main Entry: ↑drawing board …   English terms dictionary

  • back to the drawing board — back to the beginning, back to square one    If this plan fails, it s back to the drawing board. We start again …   English idioms

  • Back to the Drawing Board — Infobox Album | Name = Back to the Drawing Board Type = Album Artist = The Rubinoos Released = 1979 Recorded = Genre = Power pop Length = Label = Beserkley Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = The Rubinoos (1977) This album = Back to the… …   Wikipedia

  • back to the drawing board — if you go back to the drawing board, you have to start planning a piece of work again because the previous plan failed. If the education reform is too expensive to implement, it s back to the drawing board for the committee. Our proposal might… …   New idioms dictionary

  • back to the drawing board — go back to start a project or idea from the beginning The boss doesn t like our idea so I guess we must go back to the drawing board …   Idioms and examples

  • back to the drawing board — adverb Back to the beginning following an unsuccessful attempt. Well, that didnt work at all, so its back to the drawing board, I guess …   Wiktionary

  • back to the drawing board —    If you have to go back to the drawing board, you have to go back to the beginning and start something again.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Back to the drawing board —   If you have to go back to the drawing board, you have to go back to the beginning and start something again …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • back to the drawing board — used to indicate that an idea, scheme, or proposal has been unsuccessful and that a new one must be devised the government must go back to the drawing board and review the whole issue of youth training …   Useful english dictionary

  • back to the drawing board — a plan has failed and a new one is needed. → drawing board …   English new terms dictionary

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