at that point

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at that point

Also, at that point in time. Then, as in At that point we had finished the first batch of cookies and begun the second. This phrase refers to a particular time when an event or circumstance occurred, as opposed to "now" (see at this point). [Second half of 1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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