on/at the point of (doing something)

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Definition of 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.

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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 27 Jul. 2021.

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