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The basic practical details.‘the nuts and bolts of making a movie’
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- ‘The book is also a marvelous insight into the nuts and bolts of medical practice.’
- ‘What I'm attempting to do here is get down to the nuts and bolts.’
- ‘Further detailed discussions on the nuts and bolts of the finance deal will now take place with the DfES.’
- ‘Transnational culture-ideology practices are the nuts and bolts and the glue that hold the system together.’
- ‘Her tale, the least interesting of the three, details the nuts and bolts of her past and what it takes to break free for a better future.’
- ‘He tends to hire ambitious people who have their eye on a startup and a knack for the nuts and bolts of practice.’
- ‘Massenet learned his craft by playing timpani at the Paris Opéra, and really understood the nuts and bolts of theatrical production.’
- ‘At the same time he was always interested in practicalities, in the nuts and bolts.’
- ‘The announcement was long on strategy and short on the nuts and bolts of how the forums will work in practice.’
- ‘The internet is the mechanism - the nuts and bolts - for physically connecting computer networks.’
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