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To be precise   /bi prɪsˈaɪs/   Listen
To be precise

adverb
1.
In actual fact.  Synonyms: properly speaking, strictly speaking.






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"To be precise" Quotes from Famous Books



... in the dusk of a July evening of the year 1813 (July 27, to be precise) that on my way back from the mail-coach office, Falmouth, to Mr. Stimcoe's Academy for the Sons of Gentlemen, No. 7, Delamere Terrace, I first met Captain Coffin as he came, drunk and cursing, up the Market Strand, with a rabble of children at his heels. I ...
— Poison Island • Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)

... an occasion for mathematical axioms?" I demanded. But she had already gone, with a parting injunction to be precise. ...
— From a Bench in Our Square • Samuel Hopkins Adams



Words linked to "To be precise" :   properly speaking



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