Catch Word #107 – Back to the drawing board

This episode is about expressions used when starting something again. Sometimes when problems arise, we have to go back to the beginning to start again and do better. You might have to go back to the drawing board because a project had some mistakes. Or maybe you have to wipe the slate clean because you had an idea that didn’t work. Listen to this episode all about starting again. Everyone makes mistakes sometimes!

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • To start fresh
  • To go back to the drawing board
  • To double-check
  • To regroup
  • To have a quick look
  • To go back to square one
  • Snakes and ladders
  • Hopsctoch
  • Whaddaya
  • Pfft
  • To wipe the slate clean

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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