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down to (someone or something)

Including everyone or everything in a group or list. The person or thing stated is usually a minor aspect. She's obsessing about every aspect of wedding planning, down to the shade of the ink on the invitations.
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down to somebody/something

even including the last item of a whole list of people or things: Everybody was affected by the economic crisis, from the president down to the poorest citizen.She’s thought of everything down to the tiniest details!
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References in classic literature ?
At last Mowgli rounded up the bewildered herd at the head of the ravine on a grassy patch that sloped steeply down to the ravine itself.
Well, well, we will overlook thy letting the herd run off, and perhaps I will give thee one of the rupees of the reward when I have taken the skin to Khanhiwara." He fumbled in his waist cloth for flint and steel, and stooped down to singe Shere Khan's whiskers.
I thought he was down to earth, but later he turned out to be someone who was down at the heels and down and out.
* NOT LETTING THE CLOCK GO DOWN TO :03 BEFORE AN END-OF-HALF FIELD GOAL ATTEMPT.
It's not as if Joe Terrorist can wander down to the local range and fire off a couple of practice shots.
Murray climbs down to help stop the bleeding, and the game comes to an end on a rather abrupt and sentimental note.
What it all boils down to, however, is an assault on the basic American metropolitan paradigm.
Regardless of the approach you choose, success or failure may well come down to how well your defense executes in third-and-long situations.
It is very important to break down to block, as the DB will run right by the receiver if the receiver is not in a good athletic position.