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Translation of "point" - English-Polish dictionary

point

noun     /pɔɪnt/
OPINION [C]
B1 an opinion, idea, or fact which someone says or writes argument, racja, kwestia Could I make a point about noise levels? I take your point (= I agree with you) about cycling, but I still prefer to walk.Ideas, concepts and theoriesOpinions, beliefs and points of view
IMPORTANT OPINION [no plural]
B2 an opinion or fact that deserves to be considered seriously, or which other people agree is true racja "She's always complaining that the office is cold." "Well, she's got a point." "How are we going to get there if there are no trains?" "Good point."Opinions, beliefs and points of view
the point
B2 the most important part of what has been said or written istota rzeczy, sedno sprawy I thought he was never going to get to the point. The point is, if you don't claim the money now you might never get it. To say his art is simplistic is missing the point (= not understanding the most important thing about it).Important and essential thingsInformation and messages
SHARP [C]
B2 the thin, sharp end of something czubek the point of a needleSharp and blunt
PLACE [C]
a particular place punkt a stopping/fuelling point the point where the pipes enter the buildingPlaces and locationsUnpleasant places
TIME [C]
B2 a particular time in an event or process moment At this point, people started to leave. It has got to the point where I can hardly bear to speak to him.Points in time
be at/on the point of doing sth
B2 to be going to do something very soon właśnie mieć coś zrobić , być na krawędzi czegoś Amy was on the point of crying.About to happenCloseness in distance and time
REASON [no plural]
B2 the reason for or purpose of something sens What's the point of studying if you can't get a job afterwards? There's no point inviting her - she never comes to parties.Goals and purposes
beside the point
not important or not connected with what you are talking about bez znaczenia The fact that he doesn't want to come is beside the point - he should have been invited.Of little or less importanceIrrelevant
make a point of doing sth
to be certain that you always do a particular thing zadbać o coś He made a point of learning all the names of his staff.CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
to the point
If something someone says or writes is to the point, it expresses the most important things without extra details. na temat His report was short and to the point.Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasiveBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendly
up to a point
B2 partly do pewnego stopnia What he says is true up to a point.Incomplete
GAME [C]
B1 a unit used for showing who is winning in a game or competition punkt With 3 games still to play, Manchester United are 5 points ahead.General terms used in ball sportsScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
MEASUREMENT [C]
a unit used in some systems of measuring and comparing things punkt The stock exchange fell by five points.Miscellaneous units of measurement
boiling/freezing/melting point
the temperature at which a substance boils, freezes, or melts temperatura lub punkt wrzenia/krzepnięcia/topnienia Miscellaneous units of measurement
QUALITY [C]
B2 a quality which someone has punkt, cecha I know she's bossy, but she has lots of good points too. Chemistry never was my strong point (= I was never good at it).Conditions and characteristics
MATHEMATICS [C] ( also decimal point)
B2 the mark (.) that is used to separate the two parts of a decimal kropka (dziesiętna) One mile equals one point six (= 1.6) kilometres.Punctuation
DIRECTION [C]
B2 one of the marks on a compass (= object used for showing directions) rumb Direction of motionPoints of the compass
LETTERS [C]
a unit of measurement of the size of letters, used in printing and on computers punkt Miscellaneous units of measurement
→  See also breaking point , a case in point , decimal point , focal point , moot point , point of view , starting-point , turning point , vantage point
(Definition of point noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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