come to the point


come to the point
be direct

His speech was interesting but he never really came to the point.


Idioms and examples. 2014.

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  • come to the point — or[get to the point] {v. phr.} To talk about the important thing; reach the important facts of the matter; reach the central question or fact. * /Henry was giving a lot of history and explanation, but his father asked him to come to the point./ * …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to the point — or[get to the point] {v. phr.} To talk about the important thing; reach the important facts of the matter; reach the central question or fact. * /Henry was giving a lot of history and explanation, but his father asked him to come to the point./ * …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come\ to\ the\ point — • come to the point • get to the point v. phr. To talk about the important thing; reach the important facts of the matter; reach the central question or fact. Henry was giving a lot of history and explanation, but his father asked him to come to… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come to the point — say what is important, get to the point    When you make a speech, come to the point quickly …   English idioms

  • come to the point — come/get/to the point phrase to stop talking about unimportant details and say what is most important We haven’t got all day, so please get to the point. Thesaurus: to mention something, or to be mentionedsynonym to admit that something is true …   Useful english dictionary

  • come to the point — get to the main issue, come to the main essence …   English contemporary dictionary

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