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be the nature of the beast

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