get to the point, to

get to the point

To reach the most important or crucial part of something. OK, I have to leave soon, so please get to the point of your story.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get to the point (of something)

Fig. to arrive at a discussion or explanation of the purpose of something. Please get to the point of all this. Will you kindly get to the point?
See also: get, point, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

get to the point, to

To speak plainly; to address the main issue. This expression, which in British parlance is usually phrased come to the point, dates from Chaucer’s time. Chaucer himself wrote in the “Prologue” to The Canterbury Tales, “This is the poynt, to speken short and pleyn.”
See also: get, to
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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