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    make one’s point

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    You are as bad as Arthur when you try to make your point. (J. London, “Martin Eden”)

    make one’s point = prove, give a proof, demonstrate

    V.

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    Re: make one’s point

    Hi Vil

    point - definition of point by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
    make one's point:
    to state one's opinion persuasively.

    Hope this helps
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    Re: make one’s point

    Hi Route21,

    Thank you for your well sustained definition.

    V.

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