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point

Pronunciation: /pwɛ̃/

Translation of point in English:

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  • 3être sur le point de faire to be just about to do au point où j'en suis, ça n'a pas d'importance! I'm past caring!
  • 4il m'agace au plus haut point he annoys me intensely je ne le pensais pas bête à ce point I didn't think he was that stupid à tel point que to such an extent that douloureux au point que so painful that

phr (à point)

  • 1à point nommé just at the right moment
  • 2à point [meat] medium rare

phr (au point)

  • être au point [system, machine] to be well designed [show] to be well put together mettre au point to perfect [system, method] to develop [vaccine, machine] faire la mise au point (in photography) to focus faire une mise au point [fig], to set the record straight

Compounds

point argent

  • cash point

point chaud

  • trouble or hot spot

point de côté

point de départ

point d'eau

  • water tap (BrE) or faucet (AmE)

point d'exclamation

  • exclamation mark (BrE) or point (AmE)

point faible

  • weak point

point fort

point d'interrogation

point de mire

point mort

point noir

point de repère

point de suture

point de vue

points de suspension

point zéro

Idioms

être mal en point

to be in a bad way

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