to the point of something/of doing something

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to the point of (something or of doing something)

To such a degree or extent that something is true or could happen. He was focused on perfecting the project to the point of obsession. He is always so earnest and good-natured, to the point of seeming naïve at times.
See also: of, point

to the ˈpoint of something/of doing something

to such an extent that a stronger description could be used: The restaurant staff were unhelpful to the point of rudeness.His remarks were unkind to the point of being cruel.
See also: of, point, something
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What in the world are firearms manufacturers thinking to change the recoil of their sixguns to the point of doing something like this?