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the nitty-gritty

noun [S] uk   /ˌnɪt.iˈɡrɪt.i/  us   /ˌnɪt̬.iˈɡrɪt̬-/ informal
the basic facts of a situation: Let's get down to the nitty-gritty - how much will it cost?
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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