In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1quid masculinethe crux of the matter — el quid de la cuestión
- And this is the crux of the issue, the reality which is so often unmentioned.
- I only know that easing access to the music that people want is the crux of the issue.
- It is time to put down the sticks and stones and get down to the crux of the issue.
- It's not the sort of question I would have worried about before, but now it feels as though this is the crux of the matter.
- This trend may continue and therein lies the crux of the issue.
- This gets at the crux of the issue I am raising, and I want to fundamentally disagree.
- I want to add that this really isn't the crux of the issue.
- First, she was never charged with insider trading, which really was the crux of the issue.
- But they also report that the crux of the issue might be the date of her reporting of the deal.
- That process requires lots of energy, and how you generate that energy is the crux of the issue.
- The crux of the issue is this: is there no chance of a catastrophe, or a tiny chance?
- So the crux of the matter is really that there is no such miracle cure.
- And as poignant as that analogy may be, it is not the crux of the matter.
- This is not meant to be definitive, but to highlight the crux of the issue.
- This is the crux of the matter; the answer will determine Europe's future for decades to come.
- In a private conversation with Liam, he told me the crux of his issue.
- They both think in terms of a zero-sum game and this is the crux of the ongoing crisis.
- This is where we get to the crux of the issue, because surely no one in their right mind wants strikes for the sake of it?
- I think that what the crux of the issue here is that marriage is not just a label.
- The crux of the issue - it has wheels and can move, but since it doesn't have an engine or a license plate, is it classed as a vehicle?
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