Idiom of the week – Spell it out
Posted by englishlessons on July 17, 2015
explain something clearly; explain something in detail*
*this phrasal verb can also mean literally spelling out a message with letters
I’m not exactly sure what you want me to do here; I need you to spell it out for me.
She didn’t get my hint, so I had to spell it out for her.
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