get down to brass tacks

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Definition of get down to brass tacks

informal
: to start to discuss or consider the most important details or facts about something We finally got down to brass tacks and decided to work out a schedule for the project.

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“Get down to brass tacks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20down%20to%20brass%20tacks. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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