Get to the bottom of this

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Definition

to get to the bottom of (a matter): to discover the truth about, to understand (a matter)
idiom
More and more coffee cups are missing every day. I want to get to the bottom of this mystery!

Examples

  • "I'll get in touch with Kevin Connors right away, and we'll get to the bottom of this."
  • "I'll investigate the case, and try to get to the bottom of all of this."
  • "I want to get to the bottom of it."
  • "I would appreciate it if you could check these figures, and get to the bottom of this."

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