make a point


make a point
prove a point

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • make a point — {v. phr.} To try hard; make a special effort. Used with of and a verbal noun. * /He made a point of remembering to get his glasses fixed./ * /He made a point of thanking his hostess before he left the party./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make a point — {v. phr.} To try hard; make a special effort. Used with of and a verbal noun. * /He made a point of remembering to get his glasses fixed./ * /He made a point of thanking his hostess before he left the party./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make a point of — MAKE AN EFFORT TO, go out of one s way to, put emphasis on. → point * * * make a point of To treat as essential, make a special object of • • • Main Entry: ↑point * * * make a special and noticeable effort to do (a specified thing) she made a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a point of — ► make a point of make a special effort to do something. Main Entry: ↑point …   English terms dictionary

  • make your point — ► to tell people your opinion: »OK, you ve made your point. Let someone else say what they think now. Main Entry: ↑point …   Financial and business terms

  • make a point of — (doing something) to be certain to do something that you think is important. She makes a point of sending thank you notes …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a point — verb make a point of doing something; act purposefully and intentionally • Syn: ↑make sure • Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑move • Verb Frames: Somebody s PP * * * make/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a point — verb a) To argue or promote an idea. I suppose the people who wrote that stuff on the wall were trying to make a point, but they mainly made a mess. b) To take care in doing something of something; to pay attention or ensure that something is… …   Wiktionary

  • make a point of —    If you make a point of doing something, you make an effort to do what you think is the right thing to do.     The singer made a point of thanking the musicians and the technicians …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • make your point — make/prove/ your/a/point phrase to prove that you are right about something Okay, you’ve made your point, there’s no need to keep going on about it. Thesaurus: to show or agree that something is true …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a point of — make a special and noticeable effort to do something. → point …   English new terms dictionary


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