up to a point

idiom

used to indicate that a statement is partly but not completely true
I understand his feelings up to a point.Competition is good but only up to a certain point.

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“Up to a point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up%20to%20a%20point. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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