be on the point of (doing something)(redirected from been on the point of)
be on the point of (doing something)
To be ready or about to do something. I'm sorry I'm running late—I was on the point of getting in the shower when the doorbell rang.
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be on the ˈpoint of doing somethingbe about to do something: I was on the point of posting the letter when I saw it didn’t have a stamp on it.
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