down to size

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Definition of down to size

used with cut, bring, etc., to refer to making someone realize that he or she is not as powerful and important as he or she thought He thinks he's so smart! I wish someone would cut him down to size.

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down to size

down to the smallest/last/tiniest detail

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“Down to size.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down%20to%20size. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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