come to the point

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come to the point

To reach the most important or crucial part of something. OK, I have to leave soon, so please come to the point of your story.
See also: come, point, to
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come to the point and get to the point

to get to the important part (of something). He has been talking a long time. I wish he would come to the point. We are talking about money, Bob! Come on, get to the point.
See also: and, come, get, point, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

come/get (straight) to the ˈpoint

talk about the most important problem, matter, etc. immediately rather than have a general conversation first: Stop avoiding the issue and come to the point!Let me get straight to the point. I don’t think you’ll pass this exam unless you work harder.
See also: come, get, point, to
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References in classic literature ?
As a rule, when she had bad news to impart to any one she administered the blow so gradually and with such mystery as to the actual facts that the victim, having passed through the various stages of imagined horrors, was genuinely relieved, when she actually came to the point, to find that all that had happened was that he had lost all his money.