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the gory details

the ​interesting and usually ​personalpieces of ​information about a ​person or ​event: Come on, I ​want to ​know all the gory ​details about ​yourdate with Jon.
(Definition of the gory details from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the gory details”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指有关个人或事件的)有趣的细节…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指有關個人或事件的)有趣的細節…
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