One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make a special and noticeable effort to do (a specified thing)‘she made a point of taking a walk each day’
make an effort to, go out of one's way to, place emphasis on, put emphasis onView synonyms
- ‘Regardless of all this, I make a point of always having a good book with me.’
- ‘Most parents make a point of actively discouraging their offspring from forming any relationship with a motorbike.’
- ‘When someone phones up with a job offer I make a point of not making a note of their name or telephone number and of not jotting down the content and deadline details in my diary.’
- ‘They're making a point of what kind of clothes he wears.’
- ‘The driver will invariably be making a point of not seeing the pedestrian, sometimes even turning the head away to look at the opposite side of the road.’
- ‘Most political reporters make a point of not saying how they vote.’
- ‘The best I could do was to make a point of always speaking courteously to travelers.’
- ‘I make a point of not discussing various matters on this site.’
- ‘Now there are the rest of you who are making a point of not voting.’
- ‘So he makes a point of always getting up and walking over to just in front of the last guest spot on the couch and standing there during the performance.’
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