case in point
Date: 1722 an illustrative, relevant, or pertinent case

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • case in point — Meaning an instance of something has just occurred that was previously discussed. For instance, a person may have told another that something always happens. Later that day, they see it happening, and the informer might say, case in point …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • case in point — index example, illustration, instance, sample, specimen Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • case in point — {n. phr.} An example that proves something or helps to make something clearer. * /An American can rise from the humblest beginnings to become President. Abraham Lincoln is a case in point./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • case in point — {n. phr.} An example that proves something or helps to make something clearer. * /An American can rise from the humblest beginnings to become President. Abraham Lincoln is a case in point./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • case in point — (a) case in point one example of this. Elliott is one of the best rappers around, and her new album is a case in point. Boston is such an unpredictable team their victory over Indiana yesterday is a case in point …   New idioms dictionary

  • case in point —    This term refers to an example which serves to illustrate, support or prove a point which is currently under discussion.     Not even the most talented athlete is guaranteed a long career. The latest skiing accident is a case in point …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • case in point — an example to support my point or thesis    Social democracy can succeed. Sweden is a case in point …   English idioms

  • case\ in\ point — n. phr. An example that proves something or helps to make something clearer. An American can rise from the humblest beginnings to become President. Abraham Lincoln is a case in point …   Словарь американских идиом

  • case in point — an example that proves something or helps to make something clear What he just said was a case in point about what I have been saying all year …   Idioms and examples

  • case in point — noun An example that illustrates a point. Syn: example in point, precedent, example, instance, illustration, representative …   Wiktionary

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