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    point point noun ›› OPINION / FACT 看法;事实 1. a thing that sb says or writes giving their opinion or stating a fact • 论点;观点;见解:
    »She made several interesting points in the article.
    她在文章中提出了几个有趣的观点。
    »I take your point (= understand and accept what you are saying).
    我赞同你的看法。
    »Heˈs just saying that to prove a point (= to show his idea is right).
    他那样说只是为了证明他的看法。
    »OK, youˈve made your point !
    好了,你已经把话说清楚了。
    --› see also talking point ›› MAIN IDEA 要点 2. (usually the point) the main or most important idea in sth that is said or done • 重点;要点;核心问题:
    »The point is you shouldnˈt have to wait so long to see a doctor.
    关键是看病不该等那么长时间。
    »I wish he would get to the point (= say it quickly).
    但愿他快点说正题。
    »Iˈll come straight to the point: we need more money.
    我就直说吧:我们还需要钱。
    »Do you see my point (= understand) ?
    你明白我的意思吗?
    »I think I missed the point (= did not understand).
    我想我没听懂。
    »You have a point (= your idea is right) —it would be better to wait till this evening.
    你说的有道理,还是等到今天晚上比较好。
    »ˈThere wonˈt be anywhere to park.ˈ ˈOh, thatˈs a (good) point (= I had not thought of that).ˈ
    "会找不到地方停车。" "嗯,还真是。"
    »It just isnˈt true. Thatˈs the whole point (= the only important fact).
    最重要的是,那根本不是事实。
    »ˈHeˈs been married before.ˈ ˈ Thatˈs beside the point (= not important).ˈ
    "他结过婚。" "那不重要。"
    »I know it wonˈt cost very much but thatˈs not the point (= not the important thing).
    我知道那花不了多少钱,但这不是重点。
    ›› PURPOSE 目的 3. [U, sing.] the purpose or aim of sth • 意图;目的;理由:
    »Whatˈs the point of all this violence?
    这些暴行的意图何在?
    »Thereˈs no point in getting angry.
    发火是没有用的。
    »I donˈt see the point of doing it all again.
    我就不明白,再做一次有什么意义。
    »The point of the lesson is to compare the ten countries.
    本课的目的是比较这两个国家。
    --› note at purpose ›› DETAIL 细节 4. a particular detail or fact • 具体细节(或事实):
    »Here are the main points of the news.
    以下是新闻摘要。
    »Can you explain that point again?
    你能再解释一下那一点吗?
    ›› QUALITY 素质 5. a particular quality or feature that sb / sth has • 特点;特性;特征:
    »Tact is not six of her strong points.
    她不善于圆通处事。
    »Read the manual to learn the programˈs finer points (= small details).
    读一下手册,以了解这一程序的细节。
    »Living in Scotland has its good points but the weather is not six of them.
    在苏格兰生活有其优点,但天气不好。
    »One of the hotelˈs plus points (= good features) is that it is very central.
    这个旅馆的一大优点是它处于市中心。
    --› see also selling point ›› TIME 时间 6. a particular time or stage of development • 时刻;关头;瞬间;阶段:
    »The climber was at / on the point of death when they found him.
    当他们发现那个登山者的时候,他已奄奄一息。
    »We were on the point of giving up.
    我们当时几乎要放弃了。
    »Many people suffer from mental illness at some point in their lives.
    许多人在人生的某个阶段都会得精神病。
    »We had reached the point when there was no money left.
    我们曾落到身无分文的地步。
    »At this point in time we just have to wait.
    到这种时刻,我们只好等待了。
    »At this point I donˈt care what you decide to do.
    到这个时候,我不在乎你决定要怎么做了。
    --› see also high point, low point, saturation point, starting point, sticking point, turning point ›› PLACE 地方 7. a particular place or area • 某地方;地点:
    »Iˈll wait for you at the meeting point in the arrivals hall.
    我将在进港大厅的迎接点等你。
    »the point at which the river divides
    »Draw a line from point A to point B.
    从 A 点到 B 点画一条线。
    »No parking beyond this point.
    请勿越界停车。
    --› see also focal point, jumping-off point, three-point turn, vanishing point, vantage point ›› DIRECTION 方向 8. one of the marks of direction around a compass • (罗盘上的)罗经点,方位点:
    »the points of the compass (= N, S, E, W, etc.)
    ›› IN COMPETITION 竞赛 9. (abbr. pt) an individual unit that adds to a score in a game or sports competition • 得分;点:
    »to win / lose a point
    赢/输一分
    »Australia finished 20 points ahead.
    澳大利亚队终局领先 20 分。
    »They won on points (= by scoring more points rather than by completely defeating their opponents).
    他们以点数取胜。
    --› see also brownie point, match point ›› MEASUREMENT 计量 10. a mark or unit on a scale of measurement • (单位)点;标度:
    »The partyˈs share of the vote fell by two percentage points.
    该党的得票率下跌了十个百分点。
    --› see also boiling point, freezing point, melting point ›› PUNCTUATION 标点 11. a small dot used in writing, especially the dot that separates a whole number from the part that comes after it • 小数点;点:
    »two point one (2.6)
    »a decimal point
    »We broadcast on ninety-five point four (95.9) FM.
    我们以调频 95.9 播音。
    --› see also bullet point ›› SHARP END 尖儿 12. the sharp thin end of sth • 尖端;尖头:
    »the point of a pencil / knife / pin
    铅笔/刀 / 大头针尖
    --› see also ballpoint, gunpoint, knifepoint ›› LAND 土地 13. (also Point) a narrow piece of land that stretches into the sea • 岬角;尖地;海角:
    »The ship sailed around the point.
    那条船绕过了岬角。
    »Pagoda Point
    ›› OF LIGHT / COLOUR 光;色 14. a very small dot of light or colour • 光点;色点:
    »The stars were points of light in the sky.
    天空中的点点光亮就是星星。
    ›› FOR ELECTRICITY 电 15. ( BrE) a place in a wall, etc. where a piece of equipment can be connected to electricity • (电源)插座:
    »a power / shaver / telephone point
    电源/剃须刀/电话插座
    ›› IN BALLET 芭蕾舞 16. points [pl.] = pointe ›› ON RAILWAY TRACK 铁轨 17. points [pl.] ( BrE) ( NAmE switch ) a piece of track at a place where a railway / railroad line divides that can be moved to allow a train to change tracks • 道岔;尖轨;转辙器 ›› SIZE OF LETTERS 字符大小 18. a unit of measurement for the size of letters in printing or on a computer screen, etc. • (印刷物或计算机屏幕上字体大小的单位)点,磅值:
    »Change the text to 10 point.
    把文本字体大小变为 10 点。
    【IDIOMS】 if / when it comes to the ˈpoint • used when you have to decide sth or say what you really think • 必须作决定(或亮明观点)时:
    »When it comes to the point, he always changes his mind.
    他总是临时变卦。
    in point of ˈfact • used to say what is true in a situation • 实际上;其实:
    »In point of fact, she is their adopted daughter.
    实际上,她是他们的养女。
    make a ˈpoint of doing sth • to be or make sure you do sth because it is important or necessary • (因重要或必要)保证做,必定做:
    »I made a point of closing all the windows before leaving the house.
    我离家前必定要把所有的窗子都关好。
    ˌmore to the ˈpoint • used to say that sth is more important than sth else • 更为重要的是:
    »I couldnˈt do the job—Iˈve never been to Spain and, more to the point, I donˈt speak Spanish.
    这个工作我做不了——我从未去过西班牙;而更重要的是,我不会说西班牙语。
    ˌpoint of ˈcontact • a place where you go or a person that you speak to when you are dealing with an organization • 联系地点;联系人:
    »The receptionist is the first point of contact most people have with the clinic.
    多数人与诊所接触的第一个人是接待员。
    a ˌpoint of deˈparture 1. a place where a journey starts • 出发点 2. (formal) an idea, a theory or an event that is used to start a discussion, an activity, etc. • 抛砖引玉的事物;起点 a ˌpoint of ˈhonour • a thing that sb considers to be very important for their honour or reputation • 事关名誉的大事 the ˌpoint of ˌno reˈturn • the time when you must continue with what you have decided to do, because it is not possible to get back to an earlier situation • 欲罢不能的时刻;已无退路;不可能回头 ˌpoint ˈtaken • used to say that you accept that sb else is right when they have disagreed with you or criticized you • (接受相反的意见)同意,好吧,算你有理:
    »Point taken. Letˈs drop the subject.
    好吧。咱们就抛开这个话题吧。
    to the ˈpoint • expressed in a simple, clear way without any extra information or feelings • 简明恰当;简洁中肯 【SYN】 [u]pertinent
    :
    »The letter was short and to the point.
    这封信简短扼要。
    to the ˈpoint of (doing) sth • to a degree that can be described as sth • 达到某种程度;近乎:
    »He was rude to the point of being aggressive.
    他粗鲁到蛮不讲理的地步。
    up to a (certain) ˈpoint • to some extent; to some degree but not completely • 在某种程度上:
    »I agree with you up to a point.
    我在某种程度上同意你的看法。
    --› more at belabour, case n., fine adj., labour v., moot adj., score v., sore adj., stretch v. verb ›› SHOW WITH FINGER 用手指示意 1. [no passive] point (at / to / towards sb / sth) to stretch out your finger or sth held in your hand towards sb / sth in order to show sb where a person or thing is • (用手指头或物体)指,指向: ▪ [V]
    »Itˈs rude to point!
    用手指人很不礼貌啊!
    »He pointed to the spot where the house used to stand.
    他指出那所房子原来所在的地方。
    »ˈWhatˈs your name?ˈ he asked, pointing at the child with his pen.
    他用笔指着小孩问:"你叫什么名字?"
    »She pointed in my direction.
    她指向我这边。
    ▪ [VN]
    »She pointed her finger in my direction.
    她指着我这个方向。
    ›› AIM 瞄准 2. [VN] point sth (at sb / sth) to aim sth at sb / sth • 瞄准:
    »He pointed the gun at her head.
    他举枪对准了她的头。
    ›› FACE DIRECTION 朝向 3. [V +adv. / prep.] to face in or be directed towards a particular direction • 对着;朝向:
    »The telescope was pointing in the wrong direction.
    望远镜对错了方向。
    »The signpost pointed straight ahead.
    路标直指前方。
    »A compass needle points north.
    罗盘指针指向北方。
    ›› LEAD TO 指引 4. [+adv. / prep.] to lead to or suggest a particular development or logical argument • (意思上)指向;引导;指引: ▪ [V]
    »The evidence seems to point in that direction.
    证据似乎指向那个方向。
    ▪ [VN]
    »The fans are looking to the new players to point the way to victory.
    球迷都在指望新球员打出胜利之路。
    ›› SHOW THE WAY 指路 5. [VN +adv. / prep.] to show sb which way to go • 指路;指点:
    »I wonder if you could point me in the right direction for the bus station.
    请问您能指点我到公共汽车站往哪个方向走吗?
    »A series of yellow arrows pointed the way to reception.
    连续的黄色箭头标出往接待站的路。
    ›› WALL 墙壁 6. [VN] to put mortar between the bricks of a wall • (用灰泥)抹砖缝,勾缝 point a / the ˈfinger (at sb) • to accuse sb of doing sth • 指责:
    »The article points an accusing finger at the authorities.
    那篇文章谴责了当局。
    【PHR V】 ˌpoint sb / sth∽ˈout (to sb) • to stretch your finger out towards sb / sth in order to show sb which person or thing you are referring to • 指(给某人)看:
    »Iˈll point him out to you next time he comes in.
    他下次来的时候,我指给你看。
    ˌpoint ˈout (to sb) | ˌpoint sth∽ˈout (to sb) • to mention sth in order to give sb information about it or make them notice it • (向某人)指出:
    »She tried in vain to point out to him the unfairness of his actions.
    她试图向他指出他的做法不公正,但无济于事。
    »He pointed out the dangers of driving alone.
    他指出单独驾车的危险性。
    ▪ [+ that ]
    »I should point out that not six of these paintings is original.
    我应当指出,这些画中没有一幅是真迹。
    ▪ [+ speech ]
    »ˈItˈs not very far,ˈ she pointed out.
    "那里不太远。"她说道。
    ˈpoint to sth 1. to mention sth that you think is important and / or the reason why a particular situation exists • 提出,指出(重要的事或理由):
    »The board of directors pointed to falling productivity to justify their decision.
    董事会指出生产率下降一事为其决策辩护。
    2. to suggest that sth is true or likely • 暗示;预示:
    »All the signs point to a successful year ahead.
    一切迹象都预示着来年将一帆风顺。
    ˌpoint sth∽ˈup (formal) • to emphasize sth so that it becomes more noticeable • 强调;明确显示 【SYN】 highlight:
    »The conference merely pointed up divisions in the party.
    这次会议只是显现了该党内部的分歧。
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    [pɔint]
    n. 點, 尖端, 分數, 要點, 分數
    vt. 弄尖, 指向, 指出, 瞄準, 加標點于
    vi. 指, 指向, 表明

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