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nitty-gritty
American English: /ˌnɪdiˈɡrɪdi/
British English: /nɪtɪˈɡrɪti/

noun

  • [colloquial]the nitty-gritty
    la esencia or el meollo de la cuestión
    to get down to the nitty-gritty
    ir al meollo de la cuestión
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.