start overUS UK start afresh
— phrasal verb with start uk /stɑːt/ us /stɑːrt/ verb
› to begin to do something again, sometimes in a different way:
- This is full of errors - I'm going to have to start over.
- If you make a mistake, you have to start over.
- Can I make these few corrections or do I have to start over?
- I'm looking forward to starting afresh in a new town with a new job.
- A new house gives you the chance to start afresh.
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