get the point

get the point

To understand, comprehend, or grasp something. Yeah, I get the point, Mom—I won't leave my bike in the driveway anymore. That's why it's important. Do you get the point now?
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get the point (of something)

to understand the purpose, intention, or central idea of something. I wish he would stop telling jokes and get to the point of his speech.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

get the ˈpoint (of something)

understand somebody’s explanation: You haven’t got the point of what I’m trying to say.Oh, I see. I get the point.
See also: get, point
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ALAN THOMPSON (right) reckons Celtic will break their Champions League away duck and get the point they need in Lyon to take them through to the last 16.