start from scratch

idiom

Definition of start from scratch

: to begin from a point at which nothing has been done yet Nothing like this had ever been done before, so we had to start from scratch.

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“Start from scratch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/start%20from%20scratch. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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