to the point of

idiom

: to a particular state
The animals were hunted to the point of extinction.
He pushed her to the point of hysterics.
He's concerned about money to the point of obsession.

Examples of to the point of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Baldwin's team will also argue that the FBI test on the gun in 2022 damaged it to the point of destruction of evidence. Harriet Marsden, The Week Uk, theweek, 10 July 2024 While the reigning champion Boston Celtics potentially stand as an outlier, having extended Jayson Tatum and Derrick White Jr. this offseason, sustainability remains in question to the point of those Celtics being put up for sale immediately after their Finals success. Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 6 July 2024 The stretch of river flowing from Glen Canyon Dam through the Grand Canyon and into Lake Mead is a native fish haven that allowed chubs to rebound to the point of being removed from the endangered species list. Brandon Loomis, The Arizona Republic, 3 July 2024 But gradually, ambitious dealers and enthusiastic consumers stretched state law to the point of easy avoidance. Orlando Sentinel Editorial Board, Orlando Sentinel, 2 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for to the point of 

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“To the point of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20point%20of. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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