go into detail


Definition of go into detail

: 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.

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“Go into detail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20into%20detail. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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