Definition of go into detail
- The newspaper reports went into (great) detail about his political background.
- I will try to tell the story without going into too much detail.
: to move on a course : proceed — compare stop
: to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied : leave, depart
: to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure
: the act or manner of going
: the height of fashion : rage
: an often unexpected turn of affairs : occurrence
: functioning properly : being in good and ready condition
: a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board
: extended treatment of or attention to particular items
: a part of a whole: such as
: a small and subordinate part : particular
: to report minutely and distinctly : to report with close attention to small elements : specify
: to assign to a particular task
: to furnish with the smaller elements of design and finish
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