take someone's point

take someone's point chiefly Brit. accept the validity of someone's idea or argument.
Main Entry: point

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  • take someone's point — verb a) To agree with what a person says; to understand a persons argument and be persuaded by it. Then, said Mr Mifflin, cordially, say no more. I take your point. My objections are removed. b) To grasp the essential meaning of what a person is… …   Wiktionary

  • take someone's point — chiefly Brit. accept the validity of someone s idea or argument. → point …   English new terms dictionary

  • take someone's point — chiefly Brit. accept the validity of someone s idea or argument …   Useful english dictionary

  • take someone up on — 1. To accept someone s offer or challenge with respect to 2. To challenge someone over (a statement, point, etc) • • • Main Entry: ↑take * * * 1) accept (an offer or challenge) from someone I d like to take you up on that offer 2) challenge or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • point — ► NOUN 1) the tapered, sharp end of a tool, weapon, or other object. 2) a particular spot, place, or moment. 3) an item, detail, or idea in a discussion, text, etc. 4) (the point) the most significant or relevant factor or element. 5) advantage… …   English terms dictionary

  • point — [pɔɪnt] noun 1》 the tapered, sharp end of a tool, weapon, or other object.     ↘Archaeology a pointed flake or blade.     ↘Ballet another term for pointe.     ↘Boxing the tip of a person s chin as a spot for a blow.     ↘the prong of a deer s… …   English new terms dictionary

  • take — I [[t]te͟ɪk[/t]] USED WITH NOUNS DESCRIBING ACTIONS ♦ takes, taking, took, taken (Take is used in combination with a wide range of nouns, where the meaning of the combination is mostly given by the noun. Many of these combinations are common… …   English dictionary

  • take — take1 W1S1 [teık] v past tense took [tuk] past participle taken [ˈteıkən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(move)¦ 3¦(remove)¦ 4¦(time/money/effort etc)¦ 5¦(accept)¦ 6¦(hold something)¦ 7¦(travel)¦ 8 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • take — 1 /teIk/ verb past tense took past participle taken MOVE STH 1 (T) to move someone or something from one place to another: Don t forget to take your bag when you go. | Paul doesn t know the way can you take him? | take sb/sth to: We take the kids …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • take — take1 [ teık ] (past tense took [ tuk ] ; past participle tak|en [ teıkən ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 move something/someone ▸ 2 cause someone/something to move ▸ 3 perform action ▸ 4 need something ▸ 5 accept ▸ 6 win prize/election ▸ 7 reach out and get ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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