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I am always got confused by the usage involved the words of details, in detail or detailed. Would it be possible for anyone to give me some examples with some kind of explanations? (Please also correct what I say here if there is an error.)
Thanks for your time.
He explained in detail how the heart works = he gave me lots of very specific information, missing nothing out, about how the heart works
I asked for a detailed explanation of the problem = I asked for an in-depth explanation of the problem (detailed here is used as an adjective)
OseeHi there,I will try to make this a detailed explanation.
I will give you some details in the explanation.
I will explain it to you in detail.
Hope this helps!
Anonymous:Thanks, great explanation
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