get technical

idiom

informal
: to be very exact or precise (about something)
I'm not really 18 years old until tomorrow, if you want to get technical about it.

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“Get technical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20technical. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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