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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 how dangerous it is.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 指出…
in Russian указывать, отмечать…
in Turkish bildirmek, işaret etmek, anlatmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 指出…
in Polish (głośno) powiedzieć coś, wskazywać na coś…
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