prove a point
Definition of prove a point
: to show that one is right about something He's willing to do almost anything to prove a point.
Word by Word Definitions
: to learn or find out by experience
: to test the truth, validity, or genuineness of
: to test the worth or quality of
: an individual detail : item
: a distinguishing detail
: the most important essential in a discussion or matter
: to furnish with a point : sharpen
: to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to
: to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (as a brick wall) and fill in with new material
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