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come down to sth

verb uk phrasal verb with come   /kʌm/ (came, come) us  
C2 If a situation or decision comes down to something, that is the thing that influences it most: What it all comes down to is your incredible insecurity. It all comes down to money in the end. [+ question word] Eventually our choice of hotel will come down to how much we can afford.Being based on or depending on something If a situation or problem comes down to something, it can be described or explained most simply in that way: What the problem comes down to is whether the consumer will be willing to pay more for a higher quality product.Defining and explaining
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