to the point for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD
Something that is to the point is relevant to the subject that you are discussing, or expressed neatly without wasting words or time. ⇒ Mr. Baker was smiling and to the point. ⇒ The description which he had been given was brief and to the point.
The note he'd found on the bed had been brief and to the point.MacNeill, Alastair THE DEVIL'S DOORThe ships ' companies of His Majesty's Cruisers Suffolk and Norfolk were tired, tired to the point of exhaustion.Maclean, Alistair THE LONELY SEAIn many ways he was like Lord Jenga --- honourable to the point of foolishness.Jennifer Fallon TREASON KEEPIt's gotten to the point where they basicallysubcontract their work.James Grippando A KING'S RANSOM