dot (one's) i's


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dot (one's) i's

To do something carefully and make sure that every last minor detail is completed. Please make sure to dot your i's when signing this contract. I made sure to dot my i's when installing the circuit breaker—you can never be too careful with electrical work.
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dot (one's) i's

To be thorough or painstaking in attending to details.
See also: dot