Definition of the finer points of in English:

the finer points of

phrase

  • The more complex or detailed aspects of.

    ‘he went on to discuss the finer points of his work’
    • ‘We also had the opportunity to discuss the finer points of display and presentation.’
    • ‘More than 20 people learned the finer points of photography on a Greenough river cruise yesterday.’
    • ‘Now their only problem might come from itinerant lawyers wanting to discuss the finer points of local corporate law.’
    • ‘On Talkback Gardening, local rose expert, Dean Stringer, explained the finer points of pruning a bush rose and a standard.’
    • ‘I was discussing the finer points of impeachment, and votes of no confidence.’
    • ‘He had to know the finer points of how to get a web site noticed.’
    • ‘They hope to bring out a magazine, which will update women about the finer points of combining the microwave and gas-stove cookery.’
    • ‘After all, the finer points of fiscal autonomy are not generally discussed down the local bar.’
    • ‘I doubt that he knows the finer points of what's proper or not proper.’
    • ‘When he asks why she is in therapy, she blithely professes ignorance and discusses the finer points of gourmet cooking.’