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point outTo identify with a bodily gesture, notably by pointing a finger or implement.
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make a pointTo argue or promote an idea.
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make a pointTo take care in doing something of something; to pay attention or ensure that something is done.
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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.
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point outTo tell, remind, indicate to someone.
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power pointelectrical socket
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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.
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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.
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beside the pointIrrelevant, moot.
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case in pointAn example that illustrates a point.
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miss the pointTo fail to grasp the meaning of an utterance.
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on the pointVery nearly; imminent; close.
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point the fingerTo accuse; to direct or imply blame.
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see someone's pointTo comprehend the meaning that someone is trying to convey.
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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.
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take someone's pointTo grasp the essential meaning of what a person is saying.
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to the pointRelevant or pertinent; succinct; specific.
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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.
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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.
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point the finger atTo accuse or blame.
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at this point in timeRight now.
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there's no point crying over spilt milkYou should not be upset over something that cannot be undone.
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not to put too fine a point on itUsed to apologise for a possibly impolite statement one is making.
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sooner or laterEventually, at some undetermined point in the not-too-distant future.
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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting point
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take a standTo assert an opinion or viewpoint; to defend one's point of view or beliefs.
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pick upTo point out (a person's behaviour, habits or actions),in a critical manner.
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a lie comes back sooner or laterYou can't run from a lie, it will return to you at some point.
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achilles' heela weak point or fault in someone or something otherwise perfect or excellent
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all kidding asideUsed to attempt to make a serious point in a jocular conversation.
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at a loss for wordsHaving nothing to say; stunned to the point of speechlessness.
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call onTo correct; to point out an error or untruth.
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come full circleTo complete a cycle of transition, returning to the point of origin.
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come to a headTo rapidly come to a turning point.
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cut to the chaseTo get to the point; to get on with it; to state something directly.
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dawn of a new dayA new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.
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DiamondIn Railroad Parlance, the especially designed, critically installed rail-section in place at 'Cross-Over' point. Special Switch-Tower With Special Switch-Point Equipment operated 24/7 by Experts:
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drop the ballTo fail in one's responsibilities or duties, or to make a mistake, especially at a critical point or when the result is very negative.
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end of the lineThe termination point of a railway or similar transportation system.
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every jack has his jilleverybody will find someone to have a romantic relationship with at some point in their life
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evil twinA rogue wireless access point installed near a legitimate one for purposes of eavesdropping or phishing.
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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.
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fair enoughAn expression used to concede a point; denotes that, upon consideration, something is correct or reasonable; an expression of acknowledgment or understanding.
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fall on one's swordTo commit suicide by allowing one’s body to drop onto the point of one’s sword..
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feet of clayTo say that someone, who appears strong or invincible, in fact has a hidden weak point which could cause their fall.
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force of habitAn act that has been repeated to the point where the performance of the act becomes automatic.
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full of oneselfEgotistical, believing oneself to be superior to others; preoccupied with one's own work, interests, point of view, etc.
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green with envyConsumed by envy; envious to the point where it is noticeable to others.
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high timeA point in time at which something desirable or necessary is considered to be utterly due or even overdue to occur.
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hit the rocksTo be at a low point in one's pursuits.
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