a clean slate

kayokid

Senior Member
English, USA
Hello.

I am trying to translate the following sentence into German: Today we will start with a clean slate.
The context is: We are working on a project and there have been a number of problems. They have been solved and today we are starting fresh/with a clean slate.
My attempt: Heute fangen wir noch einmal von vorne an.
Kann man auch: Heute beginnen wir neu. sagen? Or is there a better expression?

Many thanks!
 
  • plunger

    New Member
    English US
    Reinen Tisch machen. ( This expression was found in the novel Lauf, Jane Lauf, by Joy Fielding. The context was the following:
    "Lieber ganz neu anfangenL ie Vergangenheit ausloeschen. Reinen Tisch Machen.) I hope it helps; am hardly more than a beginner.
     
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