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Square

A unit of area equivalent to 100 square feet. It has historically been used to measure real estate in Australia.
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"It's been kind of frustrating, so in the frustration, we decided to go back to square one,'' Heather Bish said.
Having spent almost three months searching for the right person, the last thing Murray will want is to have to go back to square one if he and Mauresmo cannot reach a deal.
Having spent three months looking for the right person, the last thing he will want is to have to go back to square one if he cannot reach a deal with Mauresmo.
IT would come as no surprise to find that the first couple of weeks back in training are the worst, but it never fails to surprise me how quickly you can go back to square one.
Sarah Bajc, who is the girlfriend of MH370's American passenger Philip Wood, reportedly revealed that passengers' loved ones all just wanted to go back to square one.
And things go back to square one. The latest drone attack came a week after Pakistani Prime Minister urged during his recent visit to the US that the White House reconsider its drone policy as it is not only against the sovereignty of Pakistan, but also detrimental to the proposed peace talks with the militants.
"And instead of losing 80 per cent of our players like previous summers, we've kept 85-90 per cent this time which means we won't have to go back to square one again and strip the gameplan right back."
"I had worked so hard to get where I was and there I was being told I would have to go back to square one.
On Thursday, it was made clear that the agriculture committee would propose a support of the veto to Parliament, meaning that the procedure for drafting the legal changes would go back to square one..
It said in a joint statement: "If the government wants to pursue its plans for Heathrow expansion, it must now go back to square one and reconsider the entire case for the runway."
"We had to go back to square one after Exeter and he was entitled to be a bit ring-rusty after the problems we've had," he said.
"We will go back to square one and we will return to sectarianism,