Definition of “pare sth (down) to the bone” - English Dictionary

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“pare sth (down) to the bone” in British English

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pare sth (down) to the bone

to reduce something to a level at which only what is absolutely necessary is left

(Definition of “pare sth (down) to the bone” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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