come/get to the point

idiom

: to reach the main or most important idea of something that is said or written
It took several paragraphs for her to come/get to the point of her argument.

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“Come/get to the point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%2Fget%20to%20the%20point. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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