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come down to

 
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come
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: of a thing, to have (something) as its central cause, fundamental essence, or core significance.
There are various reasons that these sad incidents are occurring, but it really comes down to the lack of funding for public safety.
synonyms:
boil down to
definition 2: to depend on (a certain factor) more than anything else.
How well you do on this exam will really come down to how much you've studied.
synonyms:
boil down to