have something down to a fine art






have something down to a fine art = have get something down to a fine art :

achieve a high level of skill, facility or accomplishment in some activity through experience


RELATED IDIOMS :


the finer points of :

the more complex or detailed aspects of




your finest hour :

the time of your greatest success

1940 - W. S. Churchill - Speech to House of Commons - Let us therefore brace ourselves to that duty and so bear ourselves that, if the British Commonwealth and its Empire lasts for a thousand years, men will still say, 'This was their finest hour'.




finest :

the police of a specified city – North American informal

2000 - Nelson DeMille - The Lion's Game - As I indicated, I was a homicide detective, one of New York's Finest.




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