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the nitty-gritty

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe nitty-grittythe nitty-gritty informalDETAILthe basic and practical facts of a subject or activity Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty and work out the costs. nitty-gritty
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the nitty-grittyKennedy immersed himself in the nitty-gritty details of the prosecutions.You've got to get down to the nitty-gritty: how the stage will look, what the lighting will be like, and who designs the costumes.
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