back to square one

jelentés / meaning:
vissza a kiindulóponthoz; vissza az elejére ,hogy újrakezd az egészet előről

back to the beginning, to start again.

példák / examples:
  • We thought everything was settled, but now they say they're not happy with the deal, so we're back to square one again.
  • If this guy rejects our offer we'll have to go back to square one and start the whole recruitment process again.
  • The investigation was back to square one when Mrs. Earle proved she wasn't anywhere near the crime.  
  • If this doesn't work we're back to square one.
  • And now I’m giving all this up and going right back to square one.