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English definition of “have sth down to a fine art”

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have sth down to a fine art

( UK also have sth off to a fine art)
to be able to do something very well or quickly, often because you have done it so many times
Translations of “have sth down to a fine art”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…學到家, 做…的技能達到爐火純青的地步…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…学到家, 做…的技能达到炉火纯青的地步…
(Definition of have sth down to a fine art from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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