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Meaning of “get to the bottom of something” in the English Dictionary

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get to the bottom of something

to ​discover the ​real but sometimes ​hiddenreason that something ​exists or ​happens: Investigators are ​trying to get to the ​bottom of what went ​wrong.
(Definition of get to the bottom of something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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