to the point
phrasal relevant, pertinent <
a suggestion that was to the point
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • to the point — See: COME TO THE POINT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to the point — See: COME TO THE POINT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to the point — or[get to the point] {v. phr.} To talk about the important thing; reach the important facts of the matter; reach the central question or fact. * /Henry was giving a lot of history and explanation, but his father asked him to come to the point./ * …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to the point — or[get to the point] {v. phr.} To talk about the important thing; reach the important facts of the matter; reach the central question or fact. * /Henry was giving a lot of history and explanation, but his father asked him to come to the point./ * …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get to the point — See: COME TO THE POINT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get to the point — See: COME TO THE POINT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick to the point — {v. phr.} To stay on course during a discussion; adhere to the topic; not talk about extraneous matters. * /Stick to the point and stop telling us your life history!/ See: COME TO THE POINT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick to the point — {v. phr.} To stay on course during a discussion; adhere to the topic; not talk about extraneous matters. * /Stick to the point and stop telling us your life history!/ See: COME TO THE POINT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to the bitter end — {adv. phr.} To the point of completion or conclusion. Used especially of a very painful or unpleasant task or experience. * /Although Mrs. Smith was bored by the lecture, she stayed to the bitter end./ * /They knew the war would be lost, but the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to the bitter end — {adv. phr.} To the point of completion or conclusion. Used especially of a very painful or unpleasant task or experience. * /Although Mrs. Smith was bored by the lecture, she stayed to the bitter end./ * /They knew the war would be lost, but the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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