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adjective  /ˈmit ən pəˈteɪ·t̬oʊz / us  
basic and important: Taxes are a meat-and-potatoes issue for most voters.
Translations of “meat-and-potatoes”
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本的, 根本的, 重要的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本的, 根本的, 重要的…
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