down to (someone or something)

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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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The former did a blinder session for us recently, managing to strip their raw, unadulterated rock 'n' roll down to it's acoustics, a session that still worked because the songs are just that good.
Bringing oddball myth down to it's-all-true midwestern earth, this is one of the tenderest, most plangent spiritual odysseys ever filmed--a bucolic Wisconsin death trip undertaken to make peace with the life Straight can feel away, breath by halting breath.