cite (something) chapter and verse

cite (something) chapter and verse

To recite all the facts or details of something. Likened to quoting Scripture by citing the exact chapter and verse where it appears. Ask Stan if you need to be updated on the case—he can cite it chapter and verse.
See also: and, chapter, cite, verse
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