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nitty-gritty

Saltos de línea: nitty-gritty
Pronunciación: /nɪtɪˈɡrɪti
 
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Definición de nitty-gritty en inglés:

sustantivo

(the nitty-gritty) informal
The most important aspects or practical details of a subject or situation: let’s get down to the nitty-gritty of finding a job [as modifier]: the nitty-gritty details
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Kevin's all over the nitty-gritty details of the relevant documents.
  • It's time to break out of that shell and deal with the nitty-gritty details of your relationships.
  • There are other issues coming up as they work through the nitty-gritty details of this plan.
Sinónimos
basics, essentials, essence, essential part, main point, fundamental point, fundamentals, substance, heart of the matter, nub, core, heart, centre, quintessence, point, crux, gist, salient point, focal point, nucleus, meat, pith, kernel, marrow, burden;
hard work, slog, toil, labour, donkey work, drudgery
informal brass tacks, nuts and bolts

Origen

1960s: of unknown origin.

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