get (something) down in black and white

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get (something) down in black and white

To write something down as a means of making it official, legitimate, or binding. They promised to give me a raise when the project is complete, but I want them to get it down in black and white first. Make sure they get the deal down in black and white before you agree to anything.
See also: and, black, down, get, white