get it down to a fine art

get it down to a fine art
   When, through practice or experience, you learn how to do something perfectly, you get it down to a fine art.
   When you learn to do something perfectly, you get it down to a fine art.
   

Entertaining her husband's business associates is not a problem for Jane; she's got that down to a fine art!


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  • get something down to a fine art — To become very skilled at something through practice • • • Main Entry: ↑art * * * have/​get something down to a fine art informal phrase to be or become very good at doing something, especially something difficult Thesaurus: to be good at doing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (get it down to) a fine art —    When you learn to do something perfectly, you get it down to a fine art.     Entertaining her husband s business associates is not a problem for Jane; she s got that down to a fine art! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • have (or get) something down to a fine art — achieve a high level of skill in something through experience. → fine art …   English new terms dictionary

  • have something down to a fine art — have/​get something down to a fine art informal phrase to be or become very good at doing something, especially something difficult Thesaurus: to be good at doing somethingsynonym Main entry: fine art * * * have (or get) something down to a fine… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fine art — noun uncount objects such as paintings that are created to be looked at because they are beautiful or interesting have/get something down to a fine art INFORMAL to be or become very good at doing something, especially something difficult the fine …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fine art — /faɪn ˈat/ (say fuyn aht) noun 1. an art form categorised as one of the fine arts. See fine arts. 2. anything carried to an extreme of skill or sophistication: *I can see that among other things I ll have to teach you the fine art of… …  

  • fine art — UK / US noun [uncountable] art objects such as paintings and sculptures that are created to be looked at because they are beautiful or interesting. Fine art is different to crafts or art that has a practical use. • have/get something down to a… …   English dictionary

  • fine art — (also fine arts) noun art intended to be appreciated primarily or solely for its aesthetic content. Phrases have (or get) something down to a fine art achieve a high level of skill in something through experience …   English new terms dictionary

  • fine — fine1 W1S1 [faın] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(acceptable)¦ 2¦(healthy)¦ 3¦(very good)¦ 4¦(weather)¦ 5¦(narrow)¦ 6¦(delicate)¦ 7¦(small)¦ 8¦(bad)¦ 9¦(speech/words)¦ 10 a fine man/woman etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • art — art1 W1S1 [a:t US a:rt] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin ars] 1.) [U] the use of painting, drawing, ↑sculpture etc to represent things or express ideas ▪ an example of Indian art contemporary/modern art ▪ the Museum of Modern Art… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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