go into detail

idiom

: to discuss or describe everything about something including the small or unimportant parts
The newspaper reports went into (great) detail about his political background.
I will try to tell the story without going into too much detail.

Examples of go into detail in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trump didn’t go into detail on the idea, which would require Congress' approval. J.j. McCorvey, NBC News, 21 June 2024 The late-night host didn't go into detail about what was written in the letter, but Commander is the president's dog, who has been removed from the White House after several biting incidents. Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 16 June 2024 Ramsay didn’t go into detail about how or why the accident occurred but credits his helmet with saving his life. Sara Vallone, Miami Herald, 16 June 2024 The liner notes go into detail about where exactly Chet Baker was at that time. Chris Willman, Variety, 20 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for go into detail 

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“Go into detail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20into%20detail. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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