American Idioms and Expressions

Make A Point Idiom

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make a point
What does make a point mean?
state something importantThe speaker used some good examples in order to make a point during his speech.
make a point
What does make a point mean?
to state something important The speaker used some examples to make a point during his speech.


Some Random Idioms
Bull market
What does "Bull market" mean?
A bull market is a period when investors are optimistic and there are expectations that good financial results will continue.
fall down on the job
What does "fall down on the job" mean?
to fail to do something properly The man fell down on the job so they replaced him with another worker.

at the latest
What does "at the latest" mean?
no later thanThe tour was going to start at noon at the latest.
lend (someone) a hand
What does "lend (someone) a hand" mean?
give someone some helpI asked my friend to lend me a hand to move the furniture.
Who will ring the bell?
What does "Who will ring the bell?" mean?
'Who will ring the bell?' asks who will assume the responsibility to help us out of a difficult situation.
confide in (someone)
What does "confide in (someone)" mean?
to tell secrets or personal information to someone I usually confide in my friend when I have a problem.

by and by
What does "by and by" mean?
before long, after some time has passedBy and by all of the family moved back to the city.
Give the nod
What does "Give the nod" mean?
(UK) If you give the nod to something, you approve it or give permission to do it.
LOL
What does "LOL" mean?
laughing out loud

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