take (one's) point

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take (one's) point

To understand and/or come to agree with a particular point someone is trying to make. A: "The early flight might be cheaper, but we won't enjoy our first day there because we'll be so tired!" B: "OK, I take your point. Let's book the later one instead." But Bob, if we don't secure the investment by Friday, we stand to lose everything the other investors had put in so far. Do you take my point?
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take someone's point

Understand what someone is saying, concede the truth of what someone said, as in Am I taking your point correctly when you say you disagree but do not object? [Late 1800s]
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take someone's point

accept the validity of someone's idea or argument. chiefly British
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take somebody’s ˈpoint

understand and accept the truth of what somebody has said, especially during an argument, discussion, etc: I take your point, Simon, but I don’t think it’s as simple as you think.‘Look, Jane. I know a lot more about physics than you, so why do you keep disagreeing with what I say?’ ‘OK,point taken.’
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Their day's results took their points tally to 83 after 21 races so far.
They also won one race and finished among the leading trio another two times, as they took their points total to 94.
CONWY have taken over at the top of Division One in the Caernarfonshire & District Bayonet Scratch Winter League after a 4-1 victory over Aberdovey took their points total to 20.
Luke Beckett's 17th goal of the season took their points haul to 85 points - enough to send them into the Second Division.