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    Kassandra is offline Newbie
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    Question What is a "meat-and-potatoes" guy

    Hi there!

    Is there anybody out there who can explain to me what is meant by the term "He´s a ´meat-and-potatoes´guy!
    I Have to translate a text into German but without knowing what is meant by this term it is very dificult.
    I would be pleased for any suggestion!!!

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    Tdol is online now Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: What is a "meat-and-potatoes" guy

    Meat and potatoes is typical, down-to-earth British food, so the guy will be a regular, no-nonsense, down-to-earth sort who doesn't go for exotic fancy things.

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    Thumbs up Re: What is a "meat-and-potatoes" guy

    Thanks!!!!
    You´ve helped me a lot!

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    Default Re: What is a "meat-and-potatoes" guy

    You're welcome.

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