point up (something)

phrasal verb

pointed up; pointing up; points up (something)
: to bring attention to (something) : to highlight or emphasize (something)
The speaker pointed up the importance of improving public education.
The destruction caused by the earthquake points up the need for improvements in construction standards.

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“Point up (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20up%20%28something%29. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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