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get down to the facts

To focus on the most important or truthful aspects of a particular situation. Don't get overwhelmed with this situation, just get down to the facts. Spare me the gossip and get down to the facts, please.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get down to the facts

to begin to talk about things that matter; to get to the truth. The judge told the lawyer that the time had come to get down to the facts. Let's get down to the facts, Mrs. Brown. Where were you on the night of January 16?
See also: down, fact, get
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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