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What does crux of the matter mean?

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crux of the matter

The phrase crux of the matter refers to the most important point of an issue.
Another related idiom is heart of the matter

Crux has a Latin origin referring to a real cross and its association with torment. In English the term means difficulty.


I think his new revelations about the company is the crux of the matter.

This idiom is in the religion category

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