meat and potatoes


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The meat and potatoes are the main formations and/or favorite plays of the team.
Consider America's favorite meals: meat and potatoes, and pizza with cheese and tomatoes.
Gilley and Karels consider a consumer in an economy with two goods, meat and potatoes. In addition to meeting a binding budget constraint, the consumer must survive: his caloric intake may not fall below some specified minimum.
"My husband's a real meat and potatoes man," says Ida Halpern.
Common textbook examples of Giffen behavior (meat and potatoes, beer and whiskey, or Alfred Marshall's transportation problem) employing typical indifference curve illustrations, take place in a two-commodity world with exogenous prices and a negative income effect strong enough to overcome the substitution effect.