get down to brass tacks


get down to brass tacks
begin discussing the essential matters immediately

Let's get down to brass tacks and begin to deal with the business at hand.


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  • get down to brass tacks — also[get down to cases] {v. phr.}, {informal} To begin the most important work or business; get started on the most important things to talk about or know. * /The men talked about little things and then got down to brass tacks./ * /A busy doctor… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get down to brass tacks — also[get down to cases] {v. phr.}, {informal} To begin the most important work or business; get started on the most important things to talk about or know. * /The men talked about little things and then got down to brass tacks./ * /A busy doctor… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get down to brass tacks — informal phrase to start discussing the most important issue Thesaurus: to discuss somethingsynonym Main entry: brass * * * get down to brass tacks informal : to start to discuss or consider the most important details or facts about something …   Useful english dictionary

  • get\ down\ to\ brass\ tacks — • get down to brass tacks • get down to cases v. phr. informal To begin the most important work or business; get started on the most important things to talk about or know. The men talked about little things and then got down to brass tacks. A… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get down to brass tacks — ► get down to brass tacks informal start to consider the basic facts. Main Entry: ↑brass …   English terms dictionary

  • (get down to) brass tacks — (get down to) brass ˈtacks idiom (informal) (to start to consider) the basic facts or practical details of sth Main entry: ↑brassidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get down to brass tacks —    When people get down to brass tacks, they start to discuss the essential aspects of a problem or situation.     The situation was so serious that after a few polite exchanges they quickly got down to brass tacks …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get down to brass tacks — become serious about it, knuckle down    As soon as I m feeling better I ll get down to brass tacks …   English idioms

  • get down to brass tacks — to start talking about the basic facts of a situation. Let s get down to brass tacks who s going to pay for all of this? …   New idioms dictionary

  • get down to brass tacks — informal start to consider the basic facts or practical details. → brass …   English new terms dictionary