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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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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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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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lump in one's throatA feeling of emotional sadness. On the point of crying.Rate it:

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sooner or laterEventually, at some undetermined point in the not-too-distant future.Rate it:

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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting pointRate it:

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take a standTo assert an opinion or viewpoint; to defend one's point of view or beliefs.Rate it:

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pick upTo point out (a person's behaviour, habits or actions),in a critical manner.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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achilles' heela weak point or fault in someone or something otherwise perfect or excellentRate it:

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all kidding asideUsed to attempt to make a serious point in a jocular conversation.Rate it:

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around the HornFollowing the extremely hazardous naval route around Cape Horn, the southernmost point in South America.Rate it:

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at a loss for wordsHaving nothing to say; stunned to the point of speechlessness.Rate it:

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blank canvasSomething with no content, upon which one can easily impose one's point of viewRate it:

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boil overTo reach the point where aggressive action is taken.Rate it:

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box seatA favorable vantage point.Rate it:

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break the deadlockTo score the first goal or point in a competitionRate it:

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