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"point sth up" in British English

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point sth up

formal
phrasal verb with point uk   us   /pɔɪnt/ verb
to ​emphasize a ​problem or ​fact, so that ​peoplenotice it more: It was a ​badlyresearcheddocumentary that ​glossed over ​importantquestions while ​pointing up ​trivialones.
(Definition of point sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"point sth up" in Business English

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point sth up

phrasal verb with point uk   us   /pɔɪnt/ verb [I or T]
to emphasize a problem or fact, so that ​peoplenotice it more: The heated discussion ​served to ​point up the differences between the two ​groups.
(Definition of point sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “point sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 强调,突出…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強調,突出…
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