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come down to sth

phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
C2 If a ​situation or ​decision comes down to something, that is the thing that ​influences it most: What it all comes down to is ​yourincredibleinsecurity. It all comes down to ​money in the end. [+ question word] Eventually ​ourchoice of ​hotel will come down to how much we can ​afford. If a ​situation or ​problem comes down to something, it can be ​described or ​explained most ​simply in that way: What the ​problem comes down to is whether the ​consumer will be ​willing to ​pay more for a ​higherqualityproduct.
(Definition of come down to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come down to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 归结为,归根结底在于, 归结为…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歸結為,歸根結底在於, 歸結為,一言以蔽之,簡而言之…
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