Make a point in finding out

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kiezel52

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Hi there. There is this sentence and I couldn't figure out what it meant exactly.

"I'd like to know who he is, what he does. And I think I'll make a point in finding out."

As far as I know, "making a point" is putting forward an idea of yours. And then people would usually respond like: "He has a point" or "He made a good point"

But that meaning does not match with the sentence. What do you think?
 

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Hi there. There is this sentence and I couldn't figure out what it meant exactly.

"I'd like to know who he is, what he does. And I think I'll make a point in finding out."

As far as I know, "making a point" is putting forward an idea of yours. And then people would usually respond like: "He has a point" or "He made a good point"

But that meaning does not match with the sentence. What do you think?

It should be "make a point of".
 

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It should be "make a point of".

Yes, it is actually. Thanks for correcting. But I still don't understand what it means in that sentence.

Does it mean that he will work hard to find out?
 

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Hi there. There is this sentence and I couldn't figure out what it meant exactly.

"I'd like to know who he is, what he does. And I think I'll make a point in finding out."

As far as I know, "making a point" is putting forward an idea of yours. And then people would usually respond like: "He has a point" or "He made a good point"

But that meaning does not match with the sentence. What do you think?

In that context "to make a point in/of" would mean "to have an objective of" (in your example, finding out about who he is etc).
 
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