To split hairs In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "To split hairs", English Idiom Dictionary (also found in Vietnamese)

author Joy Dieu calendar 2021-06-10 05:06

Meaning of To split hairs

To split hairs American Verb + object/complement

To have an argument about small and unimportant details or differences

Dexter is often willing to pay the whole bills because he hates to split hairs with friends about charges.

Despite previous agreements, Jane and her husband still split hairs at the court.

We couldn't finish this project soon, unless you two stopped splitting hairs.

I don't want to split hairs on several cents, but my total bill is $50.03, not $50,3.

Grammar and Usage of To split hairs

Verb Forms

  • Splitting Hairs
  • Splits Hairs

The verb "split" should be conjugated according to its tense. 


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