「ボルトとナット」のもうひとつの意味 (nuts and bolts)
- 1 : the working parts or elements 2 : the practical workings of a machine or enterprise as opposed to theoretical considerations or speculative possibilitiesnuts-and-bolts とすると形容詞で、「基本的な」「実践的な」ということになる。 続いて、英文記事にあった実例である。
- the essential or basic aspects:
to learn the nuts and bolts of a new job
- the basic, practical details of a job or other activity.
Law school teaches wonderful theory but it doesn't teach the nuts and bolts of actually practising law. (often + of)
- The draft "lays out an entire roadmap until the end of the year" for the North's nuclear disarmament, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill told reporters before boarding a plane for New York. "We're into the nuts and bolts now of implementing de-nuclearization," Hill said.
- But Mr Rove also had a rare combination of command of the nuts-and-bolts of politics (he had the best mailing list in Texas) and a sharp eye for his opponent's vulnerabilities.