vocabularyLearn English Online - Idiomatic Expressions


Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


idioms

What does get something down to a fine art mean?


Meaning of idioms with examples...

get something down to a fine art

If you get something down to a fine art, you become skilled at it.

The expression is also used with the verb have:

have something down to a fine art

Some other related expressions are:

be good, skilled, talented at something
be able to do something.
have a flair for something.
have a genius for doing something.
be accomplished
be an expert at something


Origin


This idiom refers to 'art' as a skill, especially a skill acquired through practice.

Example(s):

You should practice these equations until you have them down to a fine art.

Teaching English to very young learners is our job - We have it down to a fine art.

We have the organization down to a fine art after long years of experience.

Allan has been doing this job for ten years and he thinks he got it down to a fine art.



What does get something down to a fine art mean?

This idiom is in the art category


More idioms