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the nitty-grittynoun [S]

uk   /ˌnɪt.iˈɡrɪt.i/  us   /ˌnɪt̬.iˈɡrɪt̬-/ informal
the ​basicfacts of a ​situation: Let's get down to the nitty-gritty - how much will it ​cost?
(Definition of the nitty-gritty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the nitty-gritty”
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本事实, 本质…
in Turkish asıl mesele, konunun özü, önemli ayrıntılar…
in Russian суть, важные детали…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本事實, 本質…
in Polish strona praktyczna, konkrety…
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