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Come to the Point


Speak out plainly what you want; do not beat about the bush, but state at once what you wish to say. The point is the gist or grit of a thing. Circumlocution is wandering round the point with words: to come to the point is to omit all needless speech, and bring all the straggling rays to a focus or point.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Come Short (To)
Come That
Come the Religious Dodge (To)
Come to
Come to Grief (To)
Come to Hand (It has)
Come to Pass (To)
Come to an End
Come to the Hammer
Come to the Heath
Come to the Point
Come to the Scratch
Come to the Worst
Come Under (To)
Come Up
Come Upon the Parish (To)
Come Yorkshire over One (To)
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Coming Round