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bare bones

No frills. No luxuries. See bare bones system.
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Goodwin said: "We are down to the bare bones already before the season even starts, which is quite concerning and alarming.
A former member of Bare Bones , Helen Burrows, presented a paper entitled 'The Morris in The Archers - and The Archers in The Morris.'.
The highly secretive Bare Bones Tours plc organised an "afterlife tourist trip" to Liverpool for shadowy inhabitants.
And Grayson (below) revealed: "Having lost Paddy McCarthy a couple of weeks ago and Paul Huntington is just not quite ready, centre-half is a position where we are down to the bare bones. Chris Humphrey has a stress fracture and will be out for two months.
"We are down to the bare bones with injuries and suspensions."
Unlike many other natural history exhibitions, Bare Bones contains specimens in skeletal form, skilfully shown in lifelike poses.
After being nominated for Best Foreign Feature Film and Best Documentary at each film festival at which it has shown, They Are We is now coming to Muskogee, Oklahoma for the Bare Bones Film and Music Festival, where it is again award-nominated.
The Boro boss, already "down to the bare bones" after being able to name only four substitutes for Saturday's goalless draw against the Skrill South side, is now sweating on Hibbert, who complained of a tight hamstring at the weekend.
Summary: A veritable musical institution, MTV's Unplugged series has always endeavoured to bring audiences the bare bones of popular artists' work, allowing performers to record a set for broadcast with the minimal amount of accompaniment.
Managing director Peter Kazacos described the offering as "bare bones" and said government agencies would be able to pick up and drop units according to their needs.
In the words of whoever commentates tonight: "Make no bones about it, this is mustwin for Watford!" Gianfranco Zola has a few players out so I suppose he is "down to the bare bones", as Harry Redknapp would say, while Watford striker Troy Deeney is apparently "like a dog with a bone" at the moment.