on the point of doing

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on the point of doing something

 and at the point of doing something
Fig. ready to start doing something. I was just on the point of going out the door. We were almost at the point of buying a new car.
See also: of, on, point
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What is so awful is that Jill was just at the point of doing something new with her life.