Meaning of “the nuts and bolts” in the English Dictionary


"the nuts and bolts" in English

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the nuts and bolts

the practical facts about a particular thing, rather than theories or ideas about it:

When it came to the nuts and bolts of running a business, he was clearly unable to cope.

(Definition of “the nuts and bolts” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)