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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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be on the point of (doing) sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 即将…之时,正要…之时…
in Chinese (Traditional) 即將…之時,正要…之時…
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