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2006.10.03(Review of 2004.11.15 edition)


Well, it's that time again - time to add to your growing repertoire of must-know business idioms!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: イディオム


  • If something is done from scratch, it is done from the very beginning, without using anything already prepared or developed.
  • from scratch は、既製の物を何一つ使わずに、いちばん始めから行う、つまり、ゼロから始める、という意味です。


  1. The two computer geniuses built a software empire from scratch.
  2. My boss asked me to create a spreadsheet model from scratch, but I don't know where to begin.
  3. Some of my friends lost everything they had during the stock market crash and had to start again from scratch.
  4. When I was a kid, my mother used to make homemade cookies from scratch.

英会話レッスンHave a great day!