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.

Examples of get technical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your torso length is the distance from where your shoulders and neck meet (the C7 vertebra to get technical) to the point of the lower back that’s aligned with your hip bones. Kevin Brouillard, Travel + Leisure, 17 Apr. 2024 Finally, Jay and I had the opportunity to get technical and go deeper on standards and protocols, which are the beating heart of the decentralization movement. Nilay Patel, The Verge, 25 Mar. 2024 These can get technical and complicated, but knowing the basic mounting methods is a great starting point. Henri Robbins, WIRED, 25 Jan. 2024 Throughout 2017 and 2018, JK contacted dozens of fellow-scientists, including a number of Nobel winners, to get technical advice and build consensus around his project. Dana Goodyear, The New Yorker, 2 Sep. 2023 To find out how to get technical assistance for your small business, go to jeffersoneast.org/economic-development. Detroit Free Press, 25 May 2023 Still, the brick-and-mortar locations serve as a key place for customers to buy products on release days, get technical support and take classes. Mark Gurman, Fortune, 1 June 2023 There are a few steps to take in order to get technical assistance: Sign up by filling out a survey on the Jefferson East website. Detroit Free Press, 25 May 2023 Still, the brick-and-mortar locations serve as a key place for customers to buy products on release days, get technical support and take classes. Mark Gurman, Fortune, 1 June 2023

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“Get technical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20technical. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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