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the nitty-gritty

noun
 
 
/ˌnɪtiˈɡrɪti/
the important details of a subject or activity: English teachers should concentrate on the nitty-gritty of teaching grammar.Important and essential thingsInformation and messages
Translations of “the nitty-gritty”
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本事實, 本質…
in Russian суть, важные детали…
in Turkish asıl mesele, konunun özü, önemli ayrıntılar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本事实, 本质…
in Polish strona praktyczna, konkrety…
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