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English definition of “the nuts and bolts”

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 .Information and messages
(Definition of the nuts and bolts from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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