Idiom of the Week: boil (something) down to (something)

boiling-over-of-milk-2474181_960_720Can you guess the meaning of “boil (something) down to (something)?” 당신은 “boil (something) down to (something)?” 가 무슨 의미인지 아시겠어요?

 

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Answer(답): To reduce or simplify (something) to the most basic, essential, or fundamental element(s).

 

Sample sentence(샘플 문장):

Your essay is far too long. Please try to cut out any superfluous text and boil it down to about 10 pages.

 

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