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    put one's finger on sth

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    Mr Tom put his finger on it when he wrote of Aborigines in 1887.

    ---- Can it mean that he "drew his attention to it"?

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    Re: put one's finger on sth

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    Mr Tom put his finger on it when he wrote of Aborigines in 1887.

    ---- Can it mean that he "drew his attention to it"?
    No, it means that he pointed out the essence of the matter.

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