point to as

point to (someone or something) as (something)

To indicate, identify, suggest, or imply that someone or something is the likely conclusion or answer to some question. After a careful investigation, all signs point to Mr. Walker as the perpetrator of the theft. All of our research is pointing to this as the next hot thing for the holidays.
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point to something as something

to identify something as something. All the indications pointed to Jill as the next president.
See also: point