nitty-gritty

US [ˌnitiˈɡriti]
UK 
  • n.〈非正式〉本质;事实真相;实质问题
  • adj.基本的;根本的
  • Web细节;具体细节;基本情况
nitty-gritty
n.
1.
基本事实;重要细节the basic or most important details of an issue or a situation
Time ran out before we could get down to the real nitty-gritty .
我们还没来得及探讨真正的细节,时间就过去了。

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