Die Übersetzung von "point" - Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian


noun /point/

the sharp end of anything

the point of a pin
a sword point
at gunpoint (= threatened by a gun).

a piece of land that projects into the sea etc

The ship came round Lizard Point.

a small round dot or mark (.)

perpuluhan; titik
a decimal point
five point three six (= 5.36)
In punctuation, a point is another name for a full stop.

an exact place or spot

When we reached this point of the journey, we stopped to rest.

an exact moment

Her husband walked in at that point.

a place on a scale especially of temperature

the boiling point of water.

a division on a compass eg north, south-west etc.

mata kompas‘

a mark in scoring a competition, game, test etc

He has won by five points to two.

a particular matter for consideration or action

perkara; tujuan
The first point we must decide is, where to meet
That’s a good point
You’ve missed the point
That’s the whole point
We’re wandering away from the point.

(a) purpose or advantage

There’s no point (in) asking me – I don’t know.

a personal characteristic or quality

We all have our good points and our bad ones.

an electrical socket in a wall etc into which a plug can be put

Is there only one electrical point in this room?
pointed adjective

having a sharp end

mancung; tajam hujungnya
a pointed nose
pointed shoes.
pointer noun

a long stick used to indicate places on a large map etc.


an indicator on a dial

jarum penunjuk
The pointer is on/at zero.

a hint; a suggestion

Give me some pointers on how to do it.
pointless adjective

having no meaning or purpose

a pointless journey.
pointlessly adverb

dgn sia-sia
points noun plural

(British) a movable section of rails which allow a train to cross over other lines or pass from one line to another

hujung landasan
The points had to be changed before the train could continue.

the solid tips in the toes of ballet shoes

hujung jari kaki
She can dance on her points.
be on the point of

to be about to (do something)

hampir hendak
I was on the point of going out when the telephone rang.
come to the point

(also get to the point) to reach the most important consideration in a conversation etc

sampai ke inti pati
He talked and talked, but never came to the point.

(only with itas subject) to arrive at the moment when something must be done

terus saja
He always promises to help, but when it comes to the point he’s never there.
make a point of

to be especially careful to (do something)

I’ll make a point of asking her today.
make one’s point

to state one’s opinion persuasively

mengutarakan pendapat dgn meyakinkan
She used a graph of the last month’s sales figures to make her point.
point out phrasal verb

to indicate or draw attention to

He pointed out his house to her
I pointed out that we needed more money.
point one’s toes

to stretch the foot out, shaping the toes into a point, when dancing etc.

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