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meat and potatoes

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meat and potatoes

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

: the most basic or important part of something

Full Definition of MEAT AND POTATOES

:  the most interesting or fundamental part :  meat 4

First Known Use of MEAT AND POTATOES

1951

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