the finer points of (something)

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the finer points of (something)

The more nuanced, specific, or complicated details or aspects of something. It's nice to be able to discuss the finer points of Victorian literature with someone who has studied the subject.
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the finer points of

the more complex or detailed aspects of.
See also: finer, of, point
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And with it all he was singularly free from recognition of the finer points of the con- duct of prisoners of war.
He saw the avidity with which Numa devoured the carcass; he noted with growing admiration the finer points of the beast, and also the cunning construction of the trap.
He accompanied the men on several hunting trips where they found him perfectly at home and well versed in all the finer points of big game hunting.
The summer camp is going to help the young footballers, both boys and girls, to learn basic and finer points of the game, said MTFA President Mian Rizwan Ali on Tuesday.
The mentees in the 2014 Katuka Mentorship Programme this week completed their second training session for this year under the guidance of trainer Sabine Rugg on the finer points of effective communication skills.
The legendary news anchor stopped by our studio to teach NASA's Josh Byerly the finer points of anchoring a newscast.
Consequently, 'hearings would be held this fall to explore the finer points of proposed changes', he said.
Newly commissioned art and writing from contributors make for an anthology that runs the gamut from considering the art and ideals of walks and offering insights into walking's finer points.
offers the best advice on the finer points of fitting things in and
I have read correspondence arguing about what wine may be tasted before which; yet one expert publicly confessed recently that much nonsense was talked about the finer points of the 'art'.
One of the highlights of my life was meeting Motty at a do where we tried to explain to then Culture, Media and Sports Secretary Ben Bradshaw the finer points of the game.
Seller will teach finer points of furn refurb/antique restoration that could easily become full-time & includes well equipped/stocked shop.
Authors Anne Cleeves, from Whitley Bay, and Chelsea Cain, from Portland, Oregon, in the USA, entertained an audience of readers in the finer points of the art at South Shields Central Library.
Crouch has completed a medical at Fratton Park and the finer points of his move back to the south coast are likely to completed tomorrow.
The aim is to educate the British public in the finer points of wine appreciation.