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the meat of the matter

The most important, basic, or fundamental essence or element(s) of an issue, problem, or matter at hand. More...

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the meat of the matter — The most important, basic, or fundamental essence or element(s) of an issue, problem, or matter at hand.
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The point of all this is that the very reflexivity issues that Popkin considered to be merely amusing sideshows in law are actually deeply embroiled in what he sees as the meat of the matter, namely the question of how category recognition - discerning the essence of something - works.

Metamagical Themas: Questing For The Essence Of Mind And Pattern
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the meat of the matter

- Before the meeting goes on, the CEO pointed out the meat of the matter by summarizing the most important points on the agenda.
- The meat of the matter in regards to the Government actions was presented before the Governors and Authorities summoned to the Palace last night.
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