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Let's start with the basics – you've got a good job and a nice home.
The basics of the game can be learned very quickly.
Shopping for basics like bread and vegetables takes all their money.
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American English version of definition of basics
a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable
lit only by twilight
Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on
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Definition of basics from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.