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meat-and-potatoes

adjective

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of or relating to the simplest facts or theories of a subject
  • a meat-and-potatoes knowledge of figure skating is all that a spectator really needs

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meat and potatoes

plural noun

Synonyms of meat and potatoes (Entry 2 of 2)

the central part or aspect of something under consideration
  • an article that never gets into the meat and potatoes of a solution to the city's rising crime rate

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The first known use of meat-and-potatoes was in 1846

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“Meat-and-potatoes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/meat-and-potatoes. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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