boil down toidiom

  • ja〔問題・状況などが〕要約すると~ということになる
  • ento be the most important reason or basic part of something

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AIDS is what homosexuals have.
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I have liver cancer.
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You can call it any damn thing you want, Roy.
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But what it boils down to: you have AIDS.
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Why do people write so many love songs?
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I guess people write love songs because it's the most beautiful thing to feel.
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And I mean, if you think about it, it all breaks down to love or some feeling of it.
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Even if you're angry at somebody, you're only angry at them because you love them.
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Or if you're frustrated or sick of it, you're only frustrated and sick of it because you love them.
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So I think, in a way, it all boils down to love.
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And I guess that's why so many songs are written about it.
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No, Lake Bell and I play husband and wife.
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And I inherit this beautiful, picturesque farm.
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And so we decide to leave New York City, and make life simple, and smell the fresh air, and taste the food.
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And then we get there, and it's, of course, the house is a money pit.
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- And it's Green Acres, yeah. - Right.
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Alright, it's called 'Bless This Mess.'
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Basically, it boils down to Dax with Lake Bell and chickens.
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- And so who doesn't want to watch that? - Yeah.
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It really boils down to the belief that the lighter your skin tone, the prettier you are,
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the smarter you are.
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More valuable and worthy.
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It all boiled down to 1 inevitable conclusion.
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I was just totally clueless.
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Would you vote for Hillary Clinton?
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No, sir.
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She couldn't keep her husband happy.
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- Yeah, that's what it boils down to. - Mm-hmm.
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Briefly, the movie's about the first days of the AIDS crisis in New York City.
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And so early that they don't know what the hell's going on.
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And they're trying to figure it out.
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And just the emergency that ensues.
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And it really boils down to
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It's a real battle to get attention paid — governmentally, scientifically, financially — to this problem.
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And a lot of that boils down to the fact that it's because it's a gay issue.