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get right to the pointReference a lack of focus, an offer of myriad solutions without indicating one with most viability. A lack of preciseness, lack of indicating best choice. An evasive response in a tenable situation.Rate it:

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get the pointTo understand; to interpret correctly.Rate it:

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get to the pointTo state (something) directly; as opposed to in a long-winded way.Rate it:

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point outTo identify with a bodily gesture, notably by pointing a finger or implement.Rate it:

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at this point in timeRight now.Rate it:

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beside the pointIrrelevant, moot.Rate it:

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boiling pointThe temperature at which a liquid boils, with the vapor pressure equal to the given external pressure.Rate it:

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boiling pointThe state of being heated, with high aggression.Rate it:

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Brownie pointCredit or praise for good work or a good deed, often for the express purpose of currying favor.Rate it:

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case in pointAn example that illustrates a point.Rate it:

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lowest point in my lifeTo experience extrene depression as a result of certain circumstances, loss of a lov'd one, financial or personal reverses, physical or emotional deprivation.Rate it:

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make a pointTo argue or promote an idea.Rate it:

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make a pointTo take care in doing something of something; to pay attention or ensure that something is done.Rate it:

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miss the pointTo fail to grasp the meaning of an utterance.Rate it:

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not to put too fine a point on itUsed to apologise for a possibly impolite statement one is making.Rate it:

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on the pointVery nearly; imminent; close.Rate it:

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on the point ofVery nearly; imminent; close.Rate it:

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point blankThe distance between a gun and a target such that it requires minimal effort in aiming it. In particular no allowance needs to be made for the effects of gravity, target movement or wind in aiming the projectile.Rate it:

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point manIn combat, the soldier who takes point; the soldier who assumes the first and most exposed position in a combat military formation; the lead soldier/unit advancing through hostile or unsecured territory.Rate it:

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point manA most trusted assistant or associate; the person to upon whom one would most rely.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in an aircraft's flight when there is insufficient fuel to reverse direction and return to the place of origin.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in any journey, process, or sequence of events when it is no longer possible to reverse course or stop the process.Rate it:

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point outTo tell, remind, indicate to someone.Rate it:

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point the fingerTo accuse; to direct or imply blame.Rate it:

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point the finger atTo accuse or blame.Rate it:

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power pointelectrical socketRate it:

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see someone's pointTo comprehend the meaning that someone is trying to convey.Rate it:

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see the pointTo understand someone's argument.Rate it:

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selling pointThe property or characteristic of a good that most attracts purchasers.Rate it:

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sore pointA state of affairs, action, or belief which is an enduring basis for disagreement or dissatisfaction.Rate it:

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sticking pointA disputed issue or state of affairs that causes an interruption or outright impasse in progress towards some goal or resolution, especially in negotiation or argumentation.Rate it:

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sticking pointThe point at which a process or thing, especially a state of mind or emotion, reaches its greatest strength and remains steadfast; sticking-place.Rate it:

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take someone's pointTo agree with what a person says; to understand a person's argument and be persuaded by it.Rate it:

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take someone's pointTo grasp the essential meaning of what a person is saying.Rate it:

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take the pointTo agree with what a person says, to be persuaded by their arguments.Rate it:

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take the pointTo grasp the essential meaning of what a person is saying, to understand a person's argument and point of view.Rate it:

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there's no point crying over spilt milkYou should not be upset over something that cannot be undone.Rate it:

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to the pointRelevant or pertinent; succinct; specific.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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getOffspring.Rate it:

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get a handle onTo build or acquire a basic level of understanding or control.Rate it:

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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.Rate it:

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get byto passRate it:

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get one's freak onTo party.Rate it:

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get the sackTo be firedRate it:

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just get on with [ it ]Exhortation ...to discontinue activities seen to hinder optimum progress toward a desired outcome; ...to proceed without further stalling, debate, frivolity, or ritual.Rate it:

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