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the bare bones

noun [plural] uk   us  
the most important facts about something, to which more detail might be added later: the bare bones of the story I don't need all the details - just give me the bare bones.
Translations of “the bare bones”
in Chinese (Traditional) 梗概,概要…
in Chinese (Simplified) 梗概…
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