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meat and potatoes

meat and potatoes
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • the fundamental part
    "successful negotiation is the meat and potatoes of arbitration"



    1. They lived on corn, potatoes, and the meat of animals.
    2. The traditional American dinner includes meat, potatoes and a vegetable.
    3. Tom had meat loaf and mashed potatoes for dinner.
    4. Tom wouldn't mind eating meat and potatoes every day of the week.
    5. support schemes for farmers producing durum wheat, protein crops, rice, nuts, energy crops, starch potatoes, milk, seeds, arable crops, sheep meat and goat meat, beef and veal, grain legumes, cotton, tobacco, hops, as well as for farmers maintaining olive groves.’;