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I love milk so much! I make a point of drinking a glass of milk every day. So now anyone who did those milk ads with the milk mustaches, they're my heroes.
Natalie Portman

Meaning of "make a point of" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MAKE A POINT OF

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WHAT DOES MAKE A POINT OF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of make a point of in the English dictionary

The definition of make a point of in the dictionary is to make one's regular habit. Other definition of make a point of is to do because one thinks it important.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MAKE A POINT OF

make a hames of
make a hare of someone
make a hash of
make a hit with
make a hole in
make a horlicks
make a long arm
make a meal of
make a mountain out of a molehill
make a move
make a muck of
make a night of it
make a noise
make a pig of oneself
make a pig´s ear of
make a pitch for
make a play for
make a production out of
make a thing of
make a virtue of necessity

WORDS THAT END LIKE MAKE A POINT OF

a bit of
at the cost of
at the request of
by dint of
get the best of
grow out of
in light of
in point of
in the event of
in the midst of
keep out of
make the best of
make the most of
on account of
on the part of
on the point of
out of
sort of
take account of
the best part of

Synonyms and antonyms of make a point of in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «make a point of» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MAKE A POINT OF

Find out the translation of make a point of to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of make a point of from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «make a point of» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

做出点
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hacer un punto de
570 millions of speakers

English

make a point of
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

का एक मुद्दा बना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جعل نقطة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сделать точку
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fazer um ponto de
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি বিন্দু করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faire un point de
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buat satu titik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

machen Sie einen Punkt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

のポイントを作る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의점 을
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggawe titik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm cho một điểm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு புள்ளியை உருவாக்கவும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक बिंदू करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir noktaya getirmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fare un punto di
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Dodać punkt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зробити точку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

face un punct de
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάνουν ένα σημείο της
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

maak ´n punt van
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gör en punkt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjør et punkt på
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of make a point of

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MAKE A POINT OF»

The term «make a point of» is very widely used and occupies the 6.355 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MAKE A POINT OF» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about make a point of

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10 QUOTES WITH «MAKE A POINT OF»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word make a point of.
1
William Frederick Book
Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.
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Jackie Collins
I have visited Australia several times, and I always try to make a point of going to Melbourne because it's almost my favorite city there, Melbourne and Sydney. But I shouldn't say that because I haven't been everywhere-and I'm very fond of Perth too!
3
Brian Eno
I don't live in the past at all; I'm always wanting to do something new. I make a point of constantly trying to forget and get things out of my mind.
4
Christopher Hampton
Since my adaptation of Ian McEwan's 'Atonement,' I get sent a lot of novels that people think will work as movies. So every now and then I make a point of sitting down and reading a couple of them.
5
Sui He
Relaxing, experiencing nature and laughing are what rejuvenate me and make me feel happy. I believe that when I feel happy, that's when I look beautiful... I make a point of laughing out loud every single day.
6
Abraham Joshua Heschel
A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
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Grant Hill
I tried to make a point of doing things outside the box, of not having basketball consume me.
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Jim Kolbe
I've never denied my sexual orientation. I just don't make a point of it. It isn't what I do. Clearly, I'm known for the work I've done on trade and Social Security.
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Rory McIlroy
I wanted to make a point of basing myself at home, being close to my family. I'll never be able to repay Mum and Dad for what they did, but at least they know they'll never have to work another day. I'll do whatever it takes to look after them.
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Natalie Portman
I love milk so much! I make a point of drinking a glass of milk every day. So now anyone who did those milk ads with the milk mustaches, they're my heroes.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAKE A POINT OF»

Discover the use of make a point of in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to make a point of and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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On that Point!: An Introduction to Parliamentary Debate
The fact that you are standing is a signal to the speaker that you would like to make a point of information. The person speaking holds the floor during the time of her or his speech. That means that the person speaking is the only one who is  ...
John Meany, Kate Shuster, 2003
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MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing
Provides information on stylistic aspects of research papers, theses, and dissertations, including sections on writing fundamentals, MLA documentation style, and copyright law.
Joseph Gibaldi, 2008
3
From A Girls Point of View
Look around and do something kind for her. Make a point of knowing what she likes and of doing it. Life is so much more monotonous for women than for men, you should be especially generous with your sister, so that some day you will make ...
Lilian Bell, 1st World Library, 2005
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Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Polish with CD-ROM: ...
Dsens 9 beside the point not important or not connected with what you are talking about: The fact that he doesn't want to come is beside the point — he should have been invited. D bez znaczenia 10 make a point of doing sth to be certain that ...
Cambridge University Press, 2011
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
For example, Bill has been makingaplayforAnne, but sofar it hasn't gotten him anywhere. [Slang; c. 1900] make a point of Treat something as important or essential, as in She made a point of thanking everyone in the departmentfor their efforts.
Christine Ammer, 2013
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We Make a Life by What We Give
We can make a point of sharing what we have experienced and done every day and make a point of trying to think through, with the people involved, what it means. To bring this poesis, this weaving, to fruition requires several things. First, we ...
Richard B. Gunderman, 2009
7
The God of Small Things
International No 1 Bestseller. Winner Of The 1997 Booker Prize &Nbsp;
Arundhati Roy, 2002
8
Moby Dick
Again, I always go to sea as a sailor, because they make a point of paying me for my trouble, whereas they never pay passengers a single penny that I ever heard of. On the contrary, passengers themselves must pay. And there is all the ...
Herman Melville, 1892
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Congressional Record, V. 150, PT. 13, July 22, 2004 to ...
It is permissible to make a point of order against a portion of the paragraph, but the gentleman from Oklahoma may expand the point of order. Mr. ISTOOK. Mr. Chairman, I insist that the point of order lie against the entire paragraph, that it be  ...
U S Congress, 2009
10
How Our Laws Are Made
... and before the reading of the statement, to make a point of order that nongermane matter, which must be specified in the point of order, is contained in the report. It is also in order to make a point of order to nongermane Senate matter in the ...
Edward F. Willett, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MAKE A POINT OF»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term make a point of is used in the context of the following news items.
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The City Game? - The New Yorker
I make a point of playing basketball whenever I travel to a new place. There is an outdoor court in Paradise Valley, Montana, that has stayed ... «The New Yorker, Jul 15»
2
Egypt: The lure for girls of living alone
In some cases though, girls make a point of taking on both burdens. "I am proud to be living independently," says Mai Abdulghani, a translator. «BBC News, Jul 15»
3
Are you beating or greeting the heat this summer? - KTHV
Mall officials told THV11 that traffic has been heavy for a weekday as dozens make a point of finding air conditioning. People like Marcus ... «THV 11, Jul 15»
4
Today In Wrestling History: Closing Arguments In Vince McMahon's …
They blame fear of bad publicity, but do people who are just afraid of bad publicity make a point of getting untraceable checks to buy drugs and ... «Wrestling Inc., Jul 15»
5
Indians heading global firms not a novelty anymore | ET Telecom
Executives of Indian origin have long made their mark in the finance world, given that the big banks make a point of hiring from the Indian ... «ETTelecom.com, Jul 15»
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Motion against Speaker defeated | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda …
Amendments by Attorney-General Trevor Moniz were about to be voted on without debate when Mr Burt stood insistently to make a point of ... «Royal Gazette, Jul 15»
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15 ways to boost your memory - Independent.ie
Make a point of taking note of the unusual around you. Notice the changing of the seasons and how they are impacting on your environment. «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
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Hydration is vital all year round | Health24
You're probably aware of the statistic - your body is 75% water¹ – which is why you make a point of drinking water regularly. But the problem is ... «Health24, Jul 15»
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Missoula study: Climate change increasing length of wildfire …
"In my public talks, I always make a point of saying that climate change isn't a future projection, it actually started around 1980," Running ... «The Missoulian, Jul 15»
10
Ask the Administrator: Pictures of Muhammad
I didn't eliminate every source that included them -- history isn't always pretty -- but I did make a point of providing extra context both before and ... «Inside Higher Ed, Jul 15»

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