put your finger on something Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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put your finger on something

to ​know or ​understand something, and be ​able to say ​exactly what it is: Something ​seemed to be ​wrong, but I couldn’t put my ​finger on it.
(Definition of put your finger on something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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