go into detail


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go into detail(s)

To present, explain, or discuss every aspect of something. I don't want to go into details, but there were a few legal issues that prevented us from participating. I don’t think your essay goes into enough detail about how the three books relate to one another.

go into detail(s)

to give all the details; to present and discuss the details. The clerk went into detail about the product with the customer. I just want a simple answer. Don't go into details.
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go into ˈdetail(s)

explain something fully: I can’t go into details now; it would take too long.
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I won't go into details but believe me, if I had had to have that baby I would have gone mad.
Yesterday the jewellers were reluctant to go into detail about the heist.
Yesterday, the jewellers were reluctant to go into detail about the theft.
There are many horrible things I could say if I wanted to go into detail, but I don't.
Last night, Mr Ahern said: "I can't go into detail on individual claims but I can say this case is being looked at.
Since he was unwilling to go into detail, it can be taken as read that some of the bonuses have been reduced, just as yesterday's Record Sport exclusively disclosed.
She dropped him "wee hints" about Mr Young, but refused to go into detail.
It did not go into detail as to which institutions are affected.
But modest Murray declined to go into detail about what he replied.
I won't go into detail but let's say I'm on the wrong side of 50.
Racing manager Bob Rowe said: "I can't go into detail at the moment as we can't even get into the racing office.
He refused to go into detail about their conversation but said: "Everybody wants to get out of a situation like this.
Granma cited inefficiency and negligence as reasons for the drop in production, but did not go into detail.
Iwon't go into detail but please pass these details on to your readers.
But on returning to Britain after a trip abroad in July last year he was stopped by border agency officers who became suspicious when he was unable to go into detail.