down to the smallest/last/tiniest detail


: taking into account even the smallest things
He planned the party down to the smallest/last/tiniest detail.

Examples of down to the smallest/last/tiniest detail in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Indeed, right down to the smallest detail, such as the color of jelly beans in a bowl on the dresser matching the walls and carpeting. Sacramento Bee, 30 Jan. 2024 But in the local imagination, Maxim’s was never obsolete, and Paris Society’s approach was to refurbish the restaurant’s past glory down to the smallest detail. Vivian Song, Robb Report, 20 Jan. 2024 Top 25 Bengals for 2023 Former Bengals QB Ken Anderson named semifinalist for Hall of Fame as senior nominee Andrew Gillis and Jimmy Watkins debate all the happenings in the AFC North this offseason, down to the last detail for each team. Andrew Gillis, cleveland, 14 July 2023 These cars are built to the exacting requirements of the millionaires and billionaires who purchase them—and these carriages of the rich are often customized down to the last detail. Becca Hackett, Car and Driver, 21 July 2023 The food was beyond belief, the service unimpeachable, the shore excursions and shipboard activities organized for maximal stimulation down to the tiniest detail. Matthew Gavin Frank, Harper's Magazine, 10 Apr. 2023 The queen, whose duties were planned down to the last detail, planned her death and her obsequies. Dominic Green, WSJ, 8 Sep. 2022 Because Teddy’s glove was lost in the crash, the Ebersols reached out to Mizuno for one that was identical down to the last detail. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times, 18 June 2022 The detective thinks Maher planned the dognapping down to the last detail and possibly had an accomplice. Liz Brown, NBC News, 30 May 2022

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“Down to the smallest/last/tiniest detail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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