straight to the point


straight to the point
without any introductions, directly to the heart of the matter, directly to the bottom line

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Straight to the Point — Infobox Album Name = Straight To The Point Type = Studio Artist = Atlantic Starr Released = 1979 Recorded = Genre = R B Length = Label = A M Producer = Bobby Eli Reviews = Rating|2.5|5 All Music Guide [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg sql …   Wikipedia

  • came straight to the point — went to the heart of the matter, got down to business, went directly towards the bottom line …   English contemporary dictionary

  • talked straight to the point — talked about the issue at hand, got to the bottom line …   English contemporary dictionary

  • get straight to the point — go to the bottom line …   English contemporary dictionary

  • straight-from-the-shoulder — adjective characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion blunt talking and straight shooting a blunt New England farmer I gave them my candid opinion forthright criticism a forthright approach to the problem tell me… …   Useful english dictionary

  • At the point — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In the point — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On the point — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On the point — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • At the Point — Infobox Album Name = At the Point Type = live Artist = Matt Nathanson Released = April 2006 Recorded = Genre = Rock, pop, acoustic Length = Label = Acrobat Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = At the Point (2006) Next album = |… …   Wikipedia


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