make a point of doing

make a point of (doing something)

To consciously and deliberately make an effort to do something. I can't believe I forgot to pick up milk. I even made a point of stopping at the store to get it, but then bought everything else but that. I always make a point to stop by that market when strawberries are in season.
See also: make, of, point

make a point of doing something

 and make a point of something
Fig. to make an effort to do something. Please make a point of mailing this letter. It's very important. The hostess made a point of thanking me for bringing flowers.
See also: make, of, point