put an exclamation point on


: to end (something) in an exciting way
His victory in the final game put an exclamation point on a brilliant year.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Special to Detroit Free Press Detroit Renaissance put an exclamation point on the Public School League portion of its Michigan high school girls basketball season Sunday afternoon by routing Detroit Cass Tech, 56-25, at the Wayne State Fieldhouse. Brad Emons, Detroit Free Press, 20 Feb. 2023 Robby Shelton put an exclamation point on his impending return to the PGA Tour by winning the Pinnacle Bank Championship, the final tournament of the Korn Ferry Tour’s regular season, on Sunday. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 14 Aug. 2022 The committee also put an exclamation point on what already had been established: Numerous court cases, audits, recounts, bipartisan reviews and journalistic investigations have proved Joe Biden was legitimately elected president of the United States. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 July 2022 But Bob Santelli, director of education and vice president of public programs, had an idea that would put an exclamation point on the Rock Hall’s mission. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, 19 June 2022 Cooper added two more rushing scores in the fourth quarter while the Renegades got a five-yard TD run from Matta and Cahill put an exclamation point on the night with a 31-yard touchdown run. BostonGlobe.com, 26 July 2021 Mookie Betts reached base four times and Cody Bellinger put an exclamation point on the blowout with a three-run shot in the seventh. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, 24 Oct. 2020 On Friday, Garrett Feltman blasted a three-run homer to put an exclamation point on the rally for the Vikings. Ben Thomas | Bthomas@al.com, al, 18 Apr. 2023 Shea Lynch put an exclamation point on what has been a torrid September: 20-of-27 passing for 293 yards with four touchdowns. Mike Mcmahon, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Sep. 2022 See More

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“Put an exclamation point on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20an%20exclamation%20point%20on. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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