start over

start over
phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word forms "start over":
present tense I/you/we/they start over he/she/it starts over present participle starting over past tense started over past participle started over American
a) to begin doing something again from the beginning

She counted all the envelopes, put them back in the box, then started over.

b) to begin a new career or way of life

I'm getting a little bit too old to start over.

English dictionary. 2014.

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