Point out

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Definition

to point out: to draw attention to, to show; to remark, to notice
verb
Thanks for pointing out that I came to work in my pajamas. I wouldn't have noticed if you hadn't told me.
Philip pointed out the new intern in the marketing department to me. I'm glad he brought him to my attention as he is very good at making tea.

Examples

  • "Before beginning though, I'd like to point out that the suggestion box is not"
  • "Environmentalists point out that the production of biofuels isn't entirely green."
  • "I'd just like to point out to you that there is absolutely no need to use me as an intermediary when making an appointment with Donna, for two reasons"
  • "Susie : Even if the monkey doesn't talk, the competition will surely point out the presence of monkeys in our laboratory."
  • "As Luna points out, Christmas is a time of joy but also of needless consumeristic folly."
  • "Brent : Wendy, I'd like to point out to you that not only am I highly educated but also very very rich."
  • "I'd like to point out that this list does NOT include 'loud coughing', 'mumbling incoherently', or 'weird British accent'."

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