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meat and potatoes

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Informal The fundamental parts or part; the basis.

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  • adj. normal, average, typical, unexceptional, or nondescript in description
  • n. Used other than as an idiom: see meat,‎ and,‎ potatoes.
  • n. The essential part or parts of something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fundamental part

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