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Traducción en español de “point”

point

noun /point/
the sharp end of anything
punta
the point of a pin a sword point at gunpoint (= threatened by a gun ).
a piece of land that projects into the sea etc
punta , cabo
The ship came round Lizard Point.
a small round dot or mark (.)
punto
a decimal point five point three six (= 5.36) In punctuation , a point is another name for a full stop .
an exact place or spot
punto
When we reached this point of the journey , we stopped to rest .
an exact moment
momento preciso
Her husband walked in at that point.
a place on a scale especially of temperature
punto
the boiling point of water .
a division on a compass eg north , south-west etc.
punto ( cardinal )
a mark in scoring a competition , game , test etc
punto
He has won by five points to two.
a particular matter for consideration or action
punto , cuestión
The first point we must decide is, where to meet That’s a good point You’ve missed the point That’s the whole point We’re wandering away from the point.
(a) purpose or advantage
sentido
There’s no point (in) asking me – I don’t know .
a personal characteristic or quality
cualidad
We all have our good points and our bad ones .
an electrical socket in a wall etc into which a plug can be put
toma
Is there only one electrical point in this room ?
pointed adjective having a sharp end
puntiagudo
a pointed nose pointed shoes .
pointer noun a long stick used to indicate places on a large map etc.
puntero
an indicator on a dial
indicador , aguja
The pointer is on/at zero.
a hint ; a suggestion
indicación
Give me some pointers on how to do it.
pointless adjective having no meaning or purpose
sin sentido , inútil
a pointless journey .
pointlessly adverb
inútilmente
points noun plural (British) a movable section of rails which allow a train to cross over other lines or pass from one line to another
agujas
The points had to be changed before the train could continue .
the solid tips in the toes of ballet shoes
punta
She can dance on her points.
be on the point of to be about to (do something)
estar a punto de
I was on the point of going out when the telephone rang .
come to the point (also get to the point) to reach the most important consideration in a conversation etc
ir al grano
He talked and talked , but never came to the point.
(only with itas subject ) to arrive at the moment when something must be done
llegar el momento
He always promises to help , but when it comes to the point he’s never there.
make a point of to be especially careful to (do something)
proponerse hacer algo
I’ll make a point of asking her today.
make one’s point to state one’s opinion persuasively
defender un argumento
She used a graph of the last month’s sales figures to make her point.
point out phrasal verb to indicate or draw attention to
señalar
He pointed out his house to her I pointed out that we needed more money .
point one’s toes to stretch the foot out, shaping the toes into a point, when dancing etc.
hacer punta
(Definition of point from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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