English version

small print

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsmall printˈsmall ˌprint noun [uncountable] especially British English 🔊 🔊 DETAILall the rules and details relating to a contract or agreement syn fine print American Englishread/check the small print 🔊 Always read the small print before you sign anything.
Examples from the Corpus
small printInformation is power, but for some people small print or big words are a barrier to finding valuable health information.So always check the small print.He starts to read one, clearly hoping to find the answer in the small print.The difference in risk levels was buried in the small print.He looked at the bottle for a moment, reading the small print.It is the broker's job to make sure the haulier fully understands the small print of the exemption and other clauses.read/check the small printSo always check the small print.Always read the small print, and ask how long the company will take to do the work.Of course, you never did read the small print.He looked at the bottle for a moment, reading the small print.New formulae claim anything from 15 to 24 hours' efficacy, so check the small print on the pack!It is essential to read the small print on the auction particulars, especially where obligations are being passed to the purchasers.
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