cross (one's) t's

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cross (one's) t's

To do something carefully and make sure that every last minor detail is completed. Please make sure to cross your t's when signing this contract. I made sure to cross my t's when installing the circuit breaker—you can never be too careful with electrical work.
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cross (one's) t's

To be thorough or painstaking in attending to details.
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With both the SEC and FINRA stepping up their "enforcement" activities, and even the CFP Board causing problems for financial planners, we believe independent firms today need help to be sure they dot their I's and cross their Ts. The odds are just not in your favor to shoot from the hip anymore.
I would urge Sefton to be very wary before making any decisions and make sure they cross their Ts and dot their Is.
Essentially, these budding school leaders were being taught how to dot their Is and cross their Ts so that they can find effective ways to level the playing field with labor.