hit the high points

hit the high points

To cover or emphasize the most significant or vital aspects of something. We don't have a lot of time, so just hit the high points from his speech.
See also: high, hit, point
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They may not have hit the high points in every aspect of the report but what comes across is a genuinely warm and thriving community school.
Space will not allow all that here but we can hit the high points.
There is a sense in the country that the ruling Congress Party and the influential Gandhi/Nehru core of it is on its way out after 10 years of a government that has hit the high points and the lows.
The reason is that this brief introduction was drawn from a much longer piece on the roots of homophobia that I've been working on forever, so in trying to hit the high points, I'm afraid I didn't offer enough of a foundation.
Lovely bears who has been living hard days since the temperature hit the high points in Northern Turkish city of Zonguldak.
Last November, an e-mail campaign with four segments that hit the high points of her November and December 2007 donors' affinities was crafted using this intelligence.
Occasional monologues, adapted from Turner's "I, Tina," hit the high points of her story--from her Tennessee childhood to her escape from abusive husband Ike--but never stop the shimmying for long.
working with an I volunteer: Hit the high points, being as friendly as possible.
Most families hit the high points, say the minimum required prayers, and start eating.
Compounding news at NPE hit the high points of current interest, especially wood-fiber, long-glass, and nanoclay composites.
A detailed explanation of how each game is played would use up about every page in this magazine, so I'll merely hit the high points.
Van Ligten hit the high points of setting up companies and funding and exit strategies.
Okay, so it may not hit the high points of Supernatural - the brilliant Maria Maria and Smooth in particular - but Shaman is still a highly polished, superbly produced album that offers a showcase for some leading talent.
The discussion about amateur equipment, while managing to hit the high points, is equally measly.
The Physician Executive: Could you hit the high points, please?