英語の日常的表現 – ”back to square one’

back to square one

意味:
you have to stop, and from the beginning again

現在進行している物事が上手くいっていない場合、ひとまず中断して最初からやりなおすこと

ex.

I was going to start new company next month, but I’m back to square one now, because the bank refuse me a business loan.

Explaining Uncle Peter is no use, he will be back to square one with his drinking habits.

John was back to square one, because his computer crashed, he lost all his presentation files.

The architect was back to square one after her designs were rejected by the municipal corporation, for violating environmental norms.

Our dress designs were not accepted. It’s time for us to go back to square one, and figure out some new designs.


【BGMに使える曲・今週の一曲】

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