get down to the nitty-gritty

get down to the nitty-gritty

to get down to the basic facts. Stop messing around and get down to the nitty-gritty. If we could only get down to the nitty-gritty and stop wasting time.
See also: down, get

get down to the nitty-gritty

in. to get down to the basic facts. (see also nitty-gritty.) If we could only get down to the nitty-gritty and stop wasting time.
See also: down, get
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Each episode of The Sex Inspectors opens with an introduction to the couple before they get down to the nitty-gritty of why they are unhappy with their sex life.
It didn't really get down to the nitty-gritty of the human condition.