point at

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point something at someone or something

to aim or direct something at someone or something. Don't ever point a gun at anyone! Point the rifle at the target and putt the trigger.
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point at someone or something

1. [for someone] to direct an extended finger at someone or something; to point one's finger at someone or something. You should not point at people. Harry pointed at the mess Jerry had made and scowled.
2. [for something] to aim at someone or something. The gun pointed directly at him. He was frightened. The sign pointed at a small roadside cafe, populated by truck drivers.
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