a blow-by-blow description

a blow-by-blow description

A very thorough and detailed description of an event or occurrence. I'm so jealous that you get to go to the gala ball. I'll want a blow-by-blow description when you get home tonight! Don't bore people with a blow-by-blow description of your trip—just give them the highlights.
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