get/go back to basics

get/go back to basics
get/go back to basics
to spend time and effort doing the simplest but most important things, especially after an unsuccessful period of time spent doing things that are more complicated but less important: »

We need to get back to basics and start delivering on promises to customers.

Main Entry: basics

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • get/go back to basics — get/go back to (the) basics : to return to a simpler way of doing something or thinking about something The restaurant is getting back to basics in terms of food, using fresh ingredients to make simple, good food. • • • Main Entry: ↑basic …   Useful english dictionary

  • get back to basics — get/go back to basics ► to spend time and effort doing the simplest but most important things, especially after an unsuccessful period of time spent doing things that are more complicated but less important: »We need to get back to basics and… …   Financial and business terms

  • Back to Basics (Christina Aguilera album) — Back to Basics Studio album by Christina Aguilera Released August …   Wikipedia

  • back to basics — A political slogan advocating a return to what are regarded as basic values of morality and behaviour • • • Main Entry: ↑basic * * * back to basics [back to basics] a phrase used by politicians and others who are concerned about standards in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get/go back to the basics — get/go back to (the) basics : to return to a simpler way of doing something or thinking about something The restaurant is getting back to basics in terms of food, using fresh ingredients to make simple, good food. • • • Main Entry: ↑basic …   Useful english dictionary

  • get back to basics — go/​get back to basics phrase to start paying more attention to the most important aspects of something Thesaurus: to change your opinion, attitudes or behavioursynonym Main entry: basics * * * get back to (the) basics see ↑basic, 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Back to Basics (Beenie Man album) — Infobox Album Name = Back to Basics Type = studio Artist = Beenie Man Released = Start date|2004|7|13 Recorded = Genre = Dancehall Length = Label = Virgin Producer = Dave Kelly, Tony Co Kelly, Troyton Rami, Cordel Scatta Burrell, Donovan Vendetta …   Wikipedia

  • back to basics — returned to the main principles of something. She got back to basics on her last album, using just a guitar and piano to produce some wonderful music. Usage notes: often used with go or get, as in the example Etymology: based on the idea of… …   New idioms dictionary

  • back to basics — 1. adverb back to fundamental principles You cant teach them calculus when they cant add up; lets get back to basics. 2. noun A conscious return to principles such as self respect, decency and …   Wiktionary

  • back to basics — a phrase used by politicians and others who are concerned about standards in education, government, public life, etc. to suggest that modern developments have made people forget what is important: Companies need to get back to basics: be honest,… …   Universalium

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