get the point

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Etymology[edit]

get + the + point

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get the point (third-person singular simple present gets the point, present participle getting the point, simple past got the point, past participle gotten the point)

  1. (idiomatic) To understand; to interpret correctly.
    He just doesn't get the point that this is not a race.

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