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English definition of “be the nature of the beast”

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be the nature of the beast

to be what something is like or what it involves: Owning a car involves a lot of expense - that's the nature of the beast.
Translations of “be the nature of the beast”
in Chinese (Traditional) 是事情的本質, 是必然包含的事情…
in Chinese (Simplified) 是事情的本质, 是必然包含的事情…
(Definition of be the nature of the beast from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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