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bottom line

bottom line

Date: May 04 2005

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“That’s the bottom line, making records that reach people.”
Sam Fogarino, of the band Interpol, discussing what’s important when writing songs.

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

the most important thing to consider

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

A lot of people talk about the bottom line in terms of money. When someone asks what the bottom line is, a monetary figure immediately comes to mind. It really shows where our priorities are.
I like to think that the bottom line can mean more than money. For a songwriter, the most important thing is that they write songs that reach people. That is his or her bottom line.
For me, the bottom line is creating cool lessons for you to enjoy and learn about what’s going on here in the States.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“The bottom line is that we have to find the missing girl. She has been gone for 2 days.”

””The bottom line is that we have to find the missing girl. She has been gone for 2 days.”
“Look. I want to buy the car. What’s the bottom line? How much is it going to cost?”
“As a teacher, the bottom line is if my students are learning or not. That is what’s most important to me.”

“Look. I want to buy the car. What’s the bottom line? How much is it going to cost?”

“As a teacher, the bottom line is if my students are learning or not. That is what’s most important to me.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

The bottom line here means the most important factor.
by Matilda (Taipei, ROC)
Something that happens, even though you do not like it.
by Iman (Mashhad, Iran)
i think it means that what matters most is making records that reach people.Bottom line here i guess means most important thing
by gloria (Bamako, Mali)
the very fundamental,important and also very basic things
by caralyn (shanghai, china)
The bottom line is the final result or the most important consideration of a situation, activity, or discussion:
by mariam (tunis, tunisia)
Bottom Line = Fundamental Reason, Basic Reason; conclusion, final result.
by Jeff (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
bottom line means the most important result in the end
by amir (mashhad, iran)
The main or essential point
by jiawei (Guilin, China)
it means the most important point.
by Emily (Qinhuangdao, China)
Hopefully, It means the key point
by Rita (Sydney, Australia)
bottom line means the most important point, the only thing that matters
by tais (cascavel, parana)
underlined aspect, basic concept, important.
by rajinkash (, India)
The ultimate result.
The main or essential point
by Iqbal (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
The bottom line means the ultimate goal, what really matters.
by Alejandro (México, México)
summary , main objective
by Gaurav (Pune, India)
bottom line means a very good acheivement or the best one or I can say:its the bottom line means it’s the very goal…
by mohammad (mashhad, iran)
bottom line: I think, in this sentence means the main reason
by rima (Syria, Aleppo)
Basics thing to keep in mind;the foundation
by Urvi (GURGAON, INDIA)
Main objective, minimum expectation from an effort. In business,profitability.
by Srikanth (Bangalore , India)

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Comments

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ramin145

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i tried and busted my ass to get the bottom line of this movie but there was no use

 

03:02 AM May 12 2010 |

jinxiangyu35

China

hi irrul. that is great and i m quite sure that you can make it!!!

12:52 AM Sep 17 2009 |

irrul

Indonesia

hi jinxiangyu,my bottom line is to be able speak english fluently :-)

12:23 AM Sep 17 2009 |

jinxiangyu35

China

me, a teacher…the bottom line is fi my students could feel happiness of learning new things  when they are  in my class

05:21 PM May 21 2009 |

iz

Malaysia

nice

09:14 PM Aug 21 2008 |

robertoroberto

Peru

good

04:45 PM Jun 28 2008 |

drago7003

Mexico

hello everybody

03:40 PM Jun 25 2008 |

sylvania

sylvania

United States

nice

09:33 AM Jun 23 2008 |

luyenquanghoa

Viet Nam

hi, nice to meet you

12:19 AM Jun 23 2008 |

haggai

Nigeria

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05:58 AM Jun 10 2008 |

guiltylove

guiltylove

India

like it!

07:43 PM May 25 2008 |

Darwin Darmawan

Indonesia

What is the bottom line? Love god and serve people.

07:40 AM May 08 2008 |

tony10

Qatar

no comment

02:30 PM Apr 29 2008 |

pedram1980

pedram1980

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

the bottom line for me is learning english now

11:20 AM Apr 14 2008 |

Daisy8905

Daisy8905

China

the bottom line meams the least thing that i can endure

04:34 AM Apr 13 2008 |

miricoba

Algeria

is a good

06:05 AM Mar 29 2008 |

hoda61

hoda61

Morocco

nice lesson really good job …

06:50 AM Feb 28 2008 |

shangguanlong

China

the bottomline is that i will be pass master’eaxm,i have been studing

01:34 AM Nov 08 2007 |

surana

surana

Malaysia

Best ever way to learn and improve your english

10:22 PM Mar 30 2007 |

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