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time is of the essenceTime is an essential consideration; haste is necessary.Rate it:

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time is of the essenceFailure to complete the required performance by the date certain set forth will constitute an incurable breach.Rate it:

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come down toTo depend upon, basically, ultimately or in essence.Rate it:

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awesome sauceThe essence of awesomeness.Rate it:

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catch one's driftTo understand the essence of what someone attempts to communicate, especially if it is vague, hinting, or poorly phrased.Rate it:

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chassez le naturel, il revient au galopL'on revient toujours à ses tendances premières, à ce qui fait l’essence du caractère.Rate it:

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deep downFundamentally; in essence; in reality; really.Rate it:

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less is moreThat which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.1855, Robert Browning, "Men and Women":Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged.1954, "'Less Is More'," Time, 14 Jun.:The essence of Mies's architectural philosophy is in his famous and sometimes derided phrase, "Less is more." This means, he says, having "the greatest effect with the least means."2007, Gia Kourlas, "Dance Review: An Ordered World Defined With Soothing Spareness," New York Times, 3 Mar. (retrieved 22 Oct. 2008):The program, which features two premieresRate it:

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the long and shortThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features.Rate it:

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the long and short of itThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features; said of a summary or digest.Rate it:

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