Have you seen this? Split hairs - UsingEnglish.com
Here's an example: "We've all got homes to go to. This meeting started 4 hours ago, and we've still got half the agenda to work through. We really must stop splitting hairs."
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can somebody give me sample sentences of how to use "split hairs" and elaborate on its meaning.I would really appreciate that, thank you.
that was very helpful. thank you.
Idiomatically, "splitting hairs" refers to arguing about very small differences or unimportant details.