point noun (IDEA EXPRESSED)
The point is, if you don't claim the money now you might never get it. 重要的是，如果你現在不索取這筆錢的話，你可能就再也得不到了。
Please get to the point (= say the thing that is most important to you). 請言歸正轉。
beside the point
that's a (good) point
- The lecturer illustrated his point with a diagram on the blackboard.
- What relevance does that point have to the discussion?
- Time is short so I'll get straight to the point.
- I'm unclear about a couple of points in your proposal - could you go over them again?
- I'll just summarize the main points of the argument in a few words if I may.
point noun (TIME/PLACE)
[ + question word ] It was so confusing that eventually it got to the point where no one knew what was going on. 這件事很莫名其妙，最後無人知道到底發生了甚麼事。
boiling, melting, freezing, etc. point
- I'm sure at some point in the future I'll want a baby.
- At no point did the company do anything illegal.
- It doesn't have to be done this minute, but at some point this week please.
- I was near to tears at one point during the film.
- I've reached the point where I'm not going to put up with her criticisms of me any more.
point noun (PURPOSE)
[ + -ing verb ] informal There's no point arguing about it - we're going and that's that. 爭辯也沒有用——我們要去，就這麼定了。
I'd like to write to him, but what's the point? He never writes back. 我願意寫信給他，但這有甚麼用呢？他從不回信。
point noun (UNIT)
He won the world heavyweight boxing championship on points (= as a result of the points that he had won). 他以點數贏得了世界重量級拳擊冠軍。
- I won that point, I'm telling you! The ball was definitely in!
- This was a very impressive performance by the young player, who scored 12 points within the first 10 minutes.
- Clive's team is on five points while Joan's is on seven.
- The player had points deducted from his score for arguing with the referee.
- On Wall Street today, the Dow Jones rose 55 points following good economic figures.
point noun (SHARP END)
point noun (CHARACTERISTIC)
There are various points to look out for when you're judging dogs in a competition. 在比賽中要根據各方面的特點對狗作出評比。
point noun (PIECE OF LAND)
point noun (SIGN)
point noun (FEET)
point noun (ELECTRIC)
a TV antenna point 電視天線插孔
point noun (RAILWAY)
point noun (MARK)
He said that the man had pointed a knife at him. 他說那人用刀指著他。
- It is impolite to point at people.
- She spun the globe, and pointed to the Solomon Islands.
- She pointed to her watch as a sign that it was getting late and she wanted to leave.
- Select the function you require by pointing to the toggle with the mouse and then clicking.
- "No, go that way, " I said, pointing in the opposite direction.