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English definition of “be on the point of (doing) sth”

be on the point of (doing) sth

B2 to be going to do something very soon: As we were on the point of giving up hope, a letter arrived. She was so tired that she was on the point of collapse.
(Definition of be on the point of (doing) sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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