the nuts and bolts Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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the nuts and bolts

the ​practicalfacts about a ​particular thing, ​rather than ​theories or ​ideas about it: When it came to the ​nuts and ​bolts ofrunning a ​business, he was ​clearlyunable to ​cope.
(Definition of the nuts and bolts from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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