to a nicety
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- (idiomatic) To a fine point, with great exactness or accuracy.
1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, “chapter XVII”, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855:
- She gulped like a bulldog trying to swallow a sirloin steak many sizes too large for its thoracic cavity. “You mean there are two of them?” “Exactly.” “And Wilbert isn't the one I thought he was?” “You have grasped the position of affairs to a nicety.”