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point something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpoint something ↔ out phrasal verb1 EXPLAINto tell someone something that they did not already know or had not thought about He was always very keen to point out my mistakes. The murder was obviously well planned, as the inspector had pointed out.point out that Some economists have pointed out that low inflation is not necessarily a good thing.point something out to somebody Thank you for pointing this out to me.2 POINT ATto show something to someone by pointing at it Luke pointed out two large birds by the water’s edge.point somebody/something out to somebody I’ll point him out to you if we see him. point→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
point outIn this case, she simply points them out.But there is no point in taking out an expensive loan elsewhere to fund your deposit.There's no point picking out individual climbs - they're all good.Sunday, he scored 29 points and handed out nine assists in a 103-89 win over Boston College.Florence had pointed her out one afternoon when we stopped into the Emporium after work.Brenda pointed this out to Albert, who took no remedial action.He looked at it for a while, then pointed it out to Bill.I made a point of finding out what criteria for selection were important to most of the committee members.point something out to somebodyBrenda pointed this out to Albert, who took no remedial action.The point turned out to be moot.He looked at it for a while, then pointed it out to Bill.I will point this out to him tonight.I didn't like to point it out to him.I had no conscious awareness of the Latin root of the name Hilary until Antonia Byatt pointed it out to me.She pointed them out to Mrs Hollidaye.I have to point him out to the judge.Robinson pointed out to them that the changes would actually improve the property.point somebody/something out to somebodyBrenda pointed this out to Albert, who took no remedial action.The point turned out to be moot.He looked at it for a while, then pointed it out to Bill.I will point this out to him tonight.I didn't like to point it out to him.I had no conscious awareness of the Latin root of the name Hilary until Antonia Byatt pointed it out to me.She pointed them out to Mrs Hollidaye.I have to point him out to the judge.
From Longman Business Dictionarypoint something ↔ out phrasal verb [transitive] to tell someone something they did not already know or had not thought aboutSome economists have pointed out that low inflation is not necessarily a good thing. point→ See Verb table
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Verb table
point
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypoint
he, she, itpoints
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypointed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pointed
he, she, ithas pointed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pointed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill point
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pointed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pointing
he, she, itis pointing
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you, we, theyare pointing
Past
I, he, she, itwas pointing
you, we, theywere pointing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pointing
he, she, ithas been pointing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pointing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pointing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pointing
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