make one's point

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make one's point

Effectively express one's idea, as in I see what you mean about skateboards being dangerousyou've made your point. This expression uses point in the sense of "an important or essential argument or suggestion." Also see make a point of; take one's point. [c. 1800]

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