see the point

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see the point (third-person singular simple present sees the point, present participle seeing the point, simple past saw the point, past participle seen the point)

  1. To understand someone's argument.
  2. To understand the reason or motivation for doing something.
    I hardly see the point in washing the tent when it's going to be used in a muddy field tomorrow.

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