the finer points of (something)

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the finer points of (something)

The more nuanced, specific, or complicated details or aspects of something. It's nice to be able to discuss the finer points of Victorian literature with someone who has studied the subject.
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the finer points of

the more complex or detailed aspects of.
See also: finer, of, point
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And with it all he was singularly free from recognition of the finer points of the con- duct of prisoners of war.
He saw the avidity with which Numa devoured the carcass; he noted with growing admiration the finer points of the beast, and also the cunning construction of the trap.
He accompanied the men on several hunting trips where they found him perfectly at home and well versed in all the finer points of big game hunting.
When you choose from a greater number, you can bring your choice to a finer point!"
A family man and avid golfer and cyclist, he took as keen an interest in his community as he did in the finer points of the law.
Equipment is available and one of the existing members will show beginners the finer points of the game.
While O'Neill has agreed the finer points of an 18-month deal, negotiations to add Keane to the ticket were continuing last night.
LAHORE -- National Karate Accreditation Coaches Course started here on Friday with more than one hundred coaches attending the useful opportunity to learn finer points of modern day coaching at Gymnasium hall of Nishter Park Sports Complex.
She said each camp is of 20-day duration in order to provide a platform to talented students and players to learn the finer points of their respective disciplines.
Jennifer Rosales, the retired two-time winner on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour, will gather 40 of the country's finest junior players for the JRo Cup teeing off Tuesday, her way of giving back and teaching the finer points of the game.
The White House wants leaders from Mexico and Canada to join in rolling out the broad outlines of an updated agreement at the Summit of the Americas, which starts on April 13, while technical discussions to hammer out the finer points and legal text could continue, the report says.
'Definitely they will be learning finer points of the game which will add to their confidence and experience,' he said.
LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Dr Tahirul Qadri on Tuesday has given a deadline ofDecember 31st to Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and provincial law minister Rana Sanaullah to step down from their positions.TahirulQadri, in his latest press conference, has demanded the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to investigate and ascertain the finer points of theJustice Baqir Najfi commission inquiry report.
But when their youngest son is diagnosed with autism, they start to see things differently and realise that if he is ever going to communicate, they will have to learn the finer points of communication too.
submitted by J O Huws | John Hunt demonstrates some of the finer points of fencing to Geoff Dwight, in September 1988 | A hang-glider takes off above Deganwy beach in the 1980s | Wrexham Athletic Club in 1990, with Barry Hewertson and Mike O'Hearne | Conwy Tank Rangers Football team.