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  • as inspecify
  • as intalk turkey
  • as incite
  • as indetail
  • as inanalyze

synonyms for get down to brass tacks

  • cite
  • define
  • determine
  • enumerate
  • establish
  • fix
  • indicate
  • lay out
  • limit
  • mention
  • point out
  • spell out
  • stipulate
  • blueprint
  • condition
  • detail
  • finger
  • individualize
  • instance
  • inventory
  • itemize
  • list
  • make
  • name
  • particularize
  • peg
  • set
  • settle
  • slot
  • specialize
  • tag
  • be specific
  • button down
  • come to the point
  • draw a picture
  • get to the point
  • go into detail
  • pin down
  • precise
  • put down
  • put finger on
  • show clearly
  • specificate
  • specificize
  • tab
  • tick off
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antonyms for get down to brass tacks

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  • confuse
  • destroy
  • neglect
  • unsettle
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • ignore
  • generalize
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    How to use get down to brass tacks in a sentence

    Then there was Wee Wo,—he was a little Chinese chap, and we used to send him down the chimneys to open front doors for us.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
    PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
    Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
    TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
    His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO GET DOWN TO BRASS TACKS

    • assay
    • beat a dead horse
    • chew over
    • confab
    • consider
    • estimate
    • evaluate
    • figure
    • figure out
    • get down to brass tacks
    • hash
    • inspect
    • interpret
    • investigate
    • judge
    • kick around
    • rehash
    • resolve
    • scrutinize
    • sort out
    • spell out
    • study
    • talk game
    • test
    • think through
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