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The points were already in the bag. The Sun (2016)We take a point and we move on. The Sun (2016)So all we have is the number of points gained in a random selected group of matches. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It left them with one point from their first five games. The Sun (2016)The new gaffer has taken four points from his first two games. The Sun (2016)Human rights groups point out that she has been denied access to a lawyer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To reflect on another two points dropped. The Sun (2016)There is no point me going to court as she has no money. The Sun (2016)We could close the gap on them to three points - or it could go to something like nine points. The Sun (2016)In their past four top-flight matches, they have mustered just a single point. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The action moved from point to point with a vigour that surprised me. Claire Harman ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (2005)The number of the question is the number of points you score and the lower the better. Chaitow, Leon The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)He made a point of saying that all the time. The Sun (2013)The gesture involves touching the right shoulder with the left hand while pointing the right arm down. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You are now probably pointing towards something behind you. Pete Cohen and Sten Cummins with Jennai Cox HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)We did our best and we ground out another important point and kept the home fans happy. The Sun (2009)We wish we could stop at this point and go on to something easier. Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)If he had just had a good point to close with it would have just been perfect. Christianity Today (2000)Centre drills are short and robust with a point at each end. Chapman, C. & Horsley, M. & Small, E. Technology Basic Facts (1990)We have had two points robbed from us. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As likely as not they point the finger at the referee. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Leicester need nine points from their remaining five games to be certain of winning the league. The Sun (2016)We set out to take three points. The Sun (2010)This is a show about the human body from the point of view of its health. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is to point in the direction of the path that leads to freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has taken months of unwinding to get to this point. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We lost track of the point of it all. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Many people pointed out they had cycled or walked to school at the same age. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We felt quite comfortable during the game so a point is disappointing. The Sun (2006)We showed character and the right attitude and delivered an important three points. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Palace had three points from eight games before he quit citing exhaustion. The Sun (2014)We use the collapsed fridge as a compass point. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They would already be six points clear of United. The Sun (2013)At one point we got the seizures down to 40 a day and were really pleased. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'point'

British English: point /pɔɪnt/ NOUN
something stated A point is an idea or a fact.
The research made some useful points.
  • American English: point
  • Arabic: نُقْطَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ponto ideia
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: poanta
  • Czech: jádro věci
  • Danish: pointe
  • Dutch: punt spits
  • European Spanish: punto espacio
  • Finnish: asian ydin
  • French: point
  • German: Sinn Diskussion
  • Greek: σημείο
  • Italian: punto
  • Japanese: 要点
  • Korean: 사실
  • Norwegian: poeng hovedsak
  • Polish: punkt
  • European Portuguese: ponto de vista ideia
  • Romanian: punct de vedere
  • Russian: мысль
  • Spanish: punto unidad de valoración
  • Swedish: punkt
  • Thai: ความคิดเห็น
  • Turkish: nokta yer
  • Ukrainian: ідея
  • Vietnamese: điểm
British English: point /pɔɪnt/ VERB
If you point at something, you stick out your finger to show where it is.
I pointed at the boy sitting near me.
  • American English: point
  • Arabic: يُشِيرُ إِلى
  • Brazilian Portuguese: apontar
  • Chinese: 指向
  • Croatian: uprijeti
  • Czech: ukázat
  • Danish: pege
  • Dutch: wijzen
  • European Spanish: señalar apuntar
  • Finnish: osoittaa suuntaa tms.
  • French: montrer du doigt
  • German: zeigen
  • Greek: δείχνω
  • Italian: puntare
  • Japanese: 指し示す
  • Korean: 위치(방향)를 가리키다
  • Norwegian: peke
  • Polish: wskazać
  • European Portuguese: apontar
  • Romanian: a arăta
  • Russian: указывать
  • Spanish: señalar enseñar con el dedo
  • Swedish: peka
  • Thai: ชี้
  • Turkish: göstermek parmakla
  • Ukrainian: вказувати
  • Vietnamese: chỉ tay
British English: point /pɔɪnt/ NOUN
needle, pin, knife The point of something is its thin, sharp end. Needles and knives have points.
  • American English: point
  • Arabic: حَدّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ponta
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: vrh
  • Czech: špičkakonec
  • Danish: spids
  • Dutch: punt
  • European Spanish: punta
  • Finnish: kärki
  • French: pointe
  • German: Spitze
  • Greek: μύτη
  • Italian: punta
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 사물의 뾰족한 끝
  • Norwegian: spiss
  • Polish: szpic
  • European Portuguese: ponta
  • Romanian: vârf
  • Russian: острие
  • Spanish: punta
  • Swedish: spets
  • Thai: ปลายแหลม
  • Turkish:
  • Ukrainian: вістря
  • Vietnamese: mũi
British English: point /pɔɪnt/ NOUN
in a game or sport A point is a mark that you win in a game or a sport.
  • American English: point
  • Arabic: نُقْطَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ponto
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: bod
  • Czech: bodve hře
  • Danish: point
  • Dutch: punt
  • European Spanish: punto
  • Finnish: piste
  • French: pointsport
  • German: Punkt
  • Greek: σημείο
  • Italian: punto
  • Japanese: 得点
  • Korean: 점수
  • Norwegian: poeng
  • Polish: punkt
  • European Portuguese: ponto
  • Romanian: punct
  • Russian: очко
  • Spanish: punto
  • Swedish: poäng
  • Thai: คะแนน
  • Turkish: nokta
  • Ukrainian: бал
  • Vietnamese: điểm

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