Synonyms of nitty-gritty in English:


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1‘she is no longer involved in the nitty-gritty of running the company’


basics, essentials, essence, essential part, main point, fundamental point, fundamentals, substance, heart of the matter, nub, core, heart, centre, quintessence, point, crux, gist, salient point, focal point, nucleus, meat, pith, kernel, marrow, burden

informal hard work, slog, toil, labour, donkey work, drudgery

informal brass tacks, nuts and bolts