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"start over" in British English

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start over

US (UK start afresh)
phrasal verb with start uk   /stɑːt/  us   /stɑːrt/ verb
to ​begin to do something again, sometimes in a different way: We ​decided to ​abandon the first ​draft of the ​report and ​start over. The ​agreementallowsoldexpectations to be ​forgotten and everyone can ​startafresh.

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(Definition of start over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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start over

US ( UK start afresh)
phrasal verb with start uk   us   /stɑːt/ verb
[I] to begin to do something again, sometimes in a different way: We decided to ​abandon the first ​draft of the ​report and ​start over.
(Definition of start over from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “start over”
in Chinese (Simplified) 重新开始,重做…
in Turkish yeniden başlamak, tekrar başlamak…
in Russian начинать сначала…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重新開始,重做…
in Polish zaczynać od początku…
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