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be at the bottom of sth

to be the real reason for or the cause of something: The desire for money is at the bottom of much of the world's violence.
(Definition of be at the bottom of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be at the bottom of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 是…的根源,是…的本质…
in Chinese (Traditional) 是…的根源,是…的本質…
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