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moment

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score

indicate

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face

beside the point

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on the point of something

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  • on the verge of
  • ready to
  • about to
  • just going to
  • on the brink of
  • just about to
  • all set to

point at or to something or someone

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point of view: opinion

point something or someone out: identify

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point something or someone out: allude to

point something up

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point to something: denote

point to something: refer to

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up to a point

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a sharp or tapered end

a very small mark

a particular portion of space chosen for something

one of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

a transitional interval beyond which some new action or different state of affairs is likely to begin or occur

a particular interval of time that is limited and often crucial

what a speech, piece of writing, or artistic work is about

the gist of a specific action or situation

a course of reasoning

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an individually considered portion of a whole

to move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

to call or direct attention to something

to mark with punctuation

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point out: to make known or identify, as by signs

point out: to call or direct attention to something

point to: to give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

point to: to lead to by logical inference

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a brief version of the essential meaning of something

an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole

the object of an activity

a very small circular shape

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a promontory extending out into a large body of water

a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list

a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect

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an outstanding characteristic

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a linear unit used to measure the size of type

one percent of the total principal of a loan

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a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer

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the dot at the left of a decimal fraction

the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip

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a distinguishing or individuating characteristic

the gun muzzle's direction

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indicate a place, direction, person, or thing

be oriented

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direct into a position for use

sail close to the wind

mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics

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mark with diacritics

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mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes

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be positionable in a specified manner

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intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle

give a point to

repair the joints of bricks

References in periodicals archive ?
HIGHEST, LONGEST, MOSTEST (judged against the other teams--worth 50 points each)
1999) examined whether students recorded critical points presented in the lecture, they did not assess whether information other than the critical points was included in the students notes.
White added 10 points, and Jaques had 14, including two 3-pointers in the fourth-quarter rally.
The points must be computed as a percentage of the stated principal amount of debt incurred by the taxpayer-buyer, not calculated on the sales price.
Also described were loans on which points are not deductible:
Ventura 71, Royal 60: Robert Fischer led all scorers with 23 points for Royal of Simi Valley, but his efforts weren't nearly enough against fifth-seeded and host Ventura (22-5) in a first-round game.
Dunwoody scored a career-high 35 points, Spencer added 16 points, Surratt added 13 and Broadous 12 for the Cougars.
West Valley 48, Crescenta Valley 44: Sofe Torossian scored 12 points, but visiting Crescenta Valley (15-9) had no answer for Korae Patterson, who finished with 24 points, and lost the wild-card game.
Check Point will acquire shares and warrants currently tendered.
Check Point offers the industry's most comprehensive security solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide.
Check Point is reaping the benefits of Dual-Core to offer the market a product that ensures high performance software security for organizations of all sizes.
I'm so tired,'' said Diorio, who scored 27 points in the dramatic triple-overtime victory.
Roach finished with a game-high 24 points but scored only three in the final six minutes, as Valencia's depth wore down the visiting Falcons in a 59-54 victory.
All of these clients need to know if and when mortgage points and mortgage interest are deductible.
Therefore, it is important for practitioners to be familiar with the rules regarding the deductibility of points.