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    Smile It came to a point.

    Hello. I have no idea what the underlined part means in the context below.
    Please help. Thank you.

    (The speaker is in the river and is trying to get to a small island now.)
    I saw in a flash of lightning the end of the island. It came to a point and I was close to missing it.
    A fallen log jutted out into the water from its end, and with one more desperate kick I surged closer
    and stretched out through the fear and choking cold and blackness.

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    #2

    Re: It came to a point.

    Please state the source and author of this text.

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    #3

    Re: It came to a point.

    Sorry. It's from a children's novel, Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart.

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    Re: It came to a point.

    'Point' here is the geographical term meaning promontory, which the lightning illuminated.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 25-Apr-2015 at 11:01.

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