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point sth out

phrasal verb with point uk   us   /pɔɪnt/ verb
B2 to ​tell someone about some ​information, often because you ​believe they do not ​know it or have ​forgotten it: [+ that] He was ​planning to ​book a rock-climbing ​holiday, till I ​pointed out that Denis is ​afraid of ​heights. [+ question word] I ​feel I should ​point out howdangerous it is.

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(Definition of point sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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point sth out

phrasal verb with point uk   us   /pɔɪnt/ verb [I or T]
to tell someone about something, often because you ​think that they do not know it or have forgotten it: point out that I'd like to ​point out that the ​stockrose as high as $16 in April.
(Definition of point sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “point sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 指出…
in Turkish bildirmek, işaret etmek, anlatmak…
in Russian указывать, отмечать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 指出…
in Polish (głośno) powiedzieć coś, wskazywać na coś…
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