Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Point"

The meaning of "Point" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does point the way mean?
A: Point the way means to indicate the right direction.

"I hope you can point the way."
Q: What does point a finger mean?
A: Point a finger means to accuse somebody.

"Don't point a finger at me!"
Q: What does point of honour mean?
A: It's a concern that will affect your personal honour.
Q: What does point blank mean?
A: In this phrase point means decimal point.

Point blank means very close, or no distance at all.
Q: What does "points" in 729 mean?
A: It is short for:
"It points to the thing you want most" or "The compass points to the thing you want most."

Example sentences using "Point"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Get to the point.
A: - Your joke is too long, get to the point.

- If you don’t get to the point quickly, you’ll sound stupid.

- You’ve been telling your story for ten minutes, get to the point.
Q: Please show me example sentences with There’s no point....
A: @revinneil “there’s no point in going to the party”

this term can be used in a negative tone. usually in a sentence, but possibly in a question
Q: Please show me example sentences with At one point of my life .
A: yes, that would be correct.
or you could say
there was one point of my life I had lived in Canada for a year.
Q: Please show me example sentences with prove a point.
A: “to prove a point” is “to do something to purposefully demonstrate someone else is wrong or incorrect.”

Someone can do anything to prove a point. It depends on the situation. So

"She ate everything on her plate to prove a point" means she ate everything on her plate to show that someone else was wrong (or that she was right). If someone said “You cannot eat all that food!,” she might eat “everything on her plate” to show that she can and the other person is wrong.

Q: Please show me example sentences with fair point .
A: This is an expression used when someone makes a reasonable argument

e.g A : The earth is square
B: If it were square wouldn't people fall of the edges?
A: Fair point

Synonyms of "Point" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between point and goal ?
A: @FLtoday: point 可以有很多的意思。ex: that is not the point or 这是不是重点。goal is either a goal in a game such as soccer or hockey. goal can also mean 目票 or 目的。
Q: What is the difference between good point and I agree with you ?
A: good point:
What the person said makes sense. Maybe you agree with them, but maybe you don't.
その人の言ったことが分かるけど賛成するとはかぎりません

I agree with you:
You have the same opinion as the person
その人と同じ意見を持つ時に使います
Q: What is the difference between at some point and sometime ?
A: They mean some time in the future.

I plan on doing this at some point.
I plan on doing this sometime soon.

"At some point" is sounds like the speaker has a better idea of the time (they are imagining a point in time when they will do it), but not always.
"Sometime" is more vague.

They essentially mean the same thing. Don't worry about the difference. : )
Q: What is the difference between He will repeat such points as are discussed in the book and He will repeat the points that are discussed in the book. what is the difference fo the two sentence when you use? ?
A: Yes I will do another sentence with the same grammar to help :)

"Please write down the points from chapter 6 as written in the book."

This means there are points from the book in chapter 6 that you need to write down exactly the same.

"Please write down the points from chapter 6 that are written in the book."

This means that you can write the same points as from the book or you can write it in your own words using the book.

Hope this helps a bit more.
Q: What is the difference between "get one's point across" and "make a point" ?
A: Oh, I see! No, "make a point" on its own is not that aggressive, but it quickly goes in aggressive directions. It's just like "argue" in that way - for example, you can easily make a neutral argument, but then you have terms like "having an argument" and "arguing with" which are hostile.

"to get one's point across" means "to convince with effort" - the person you're explaining to might not understand, or might not want to hear you.

"to make one's point" means "to explain one's argument". It is the less aggressive of the two. If you're saying things like "I'm trying to make my point", you might want to consider "I'm trying to explain myself" as a completely neutral alternative.

"make my point" tends to blame the other person for not understanding, whereas "explain myself" tends to blame you for not explaining correctly.

Translations of "Point"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Can I say the point in the pic"the lowest point of the palm when it is faced upward"? Please suggest a better expression.
A: Yes, that sounds exactly right. Well done you!
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? he would've given himself two points for every one he could hit
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? If there were some strange points in my English, then please point them out.
A: Casually I'd say

If there's something unnatural with my English, please tell me / point them out
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What is the point of this?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? tapered point of a balloon
A: It's called the neck of the balloon.

Other questions about "Point"

Q: but at one point,
I don't know why my boss order us
never to return attack .
Does this sound natural?
A: ‎but at a certain point
I didn't know why our boss ordered us to never counter-attack .
Q: 100 point will be given as compensation, for the first 30 people that vote (30 places left) Does this sound natural?
A: 100 points will be given as compensation to the first 30 people who vote. (30 places remaining)
Q: 100 points in compensation for voting to the first 30 voters. Does this sound natural?
A: You could instead say “100 points will be given as compensation, for the first 30 people that vote.”
Q: please, point out bad points and improve it. Does this sound natural?
A: Because the wind farm hasn’t yet been developed, you can’t say that it makes the city better off—however, you can say it could make the city better off. You have a few grammar errors too.
An edited version:
“I support the development of a wind farm. The first reason is that this could make the city I live in better off than ever before by selling energy to other cities. If it does, the city can spend more money on improving the quality of life for the people who live there.”
Q: I realized getting over 500 points for TOEIC test is my big challenge . Does this sound natural?
A: ‎I realized getting over 500 points on the TOEIC test is a big challenge.

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