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get down to brass tacks

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Etymology

Cockney rhyming slang for "facts"

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Verb

to get down to brass tacks

  1. (idiomatic) Deal with the important details.
    You must be Jules, which would make you Vincent. Let's get down to brass tacks, gentlemen. If I was informed correctly, the clock is ticking. Is that right, Jimmie? - Scene from Pulp Fiction

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