on/at the point of (doing something)


: at a time just before (doing something)
She was at the point of leaving when he asked her to dance.
The police are on the point of solving the case.

Examples of on/at the point of (doing something) in a Sentence

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on attachment

on/at the point of (doing something)

on/at the receiving end

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“On/at the point of (doing something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%2Fat%20the%20point%20of%20%28doing%20something%29. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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