go back to the drawing board

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Definition of go back to the drawing board

: to start over The company went back to the drawing board to make a better product.

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“Go back to the drawing board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20back%20to%20the%20drawing%20board. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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