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brass tacks

plural noun

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the specific practical details of something
  • after the usual introductions and requisite pleasantries, we got down to the brass tacks of our business proposal

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The first known use of brass tacks was in 1863

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“Brass tacks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brass%20tacks. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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