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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “be at the bottom of sth”

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be at the bottom of sth

to be the real reason for or the cause of something
是…的根源,是…的本质
The desire for money is at the bottom of much of the world's violence.
对金钱的欲望是世界上许多暴力的根源。
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in Chinese (Traditional) 是…的根源,是…的本質…
(Definition of be at the bottom of sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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