Definition of boil down to in English:

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boil down to

Amount to; be essentially a matter of: everything boiled down to cash in the end
More example sentences
  • I guess my feelings on the matter boil down to two points.
  • As in any legal-ethical debate, the question boils down to a matter of someone's rights.
  • I guess it all boils down to a matter of confidence in the long term future of space research.
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