on the point of doing

on the point of doing
собираться сделать немедленно

keep doing — продолжать делать

decide against doing — решить не делать

feel like doing — быть склонным сделать

it needed doing — это надо было сделать

there is no sense in doing this — нет смысла делать это

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  • on the point of doing something — phrase about to do something We were on the point of leaving when the phone rang. Thesaurus: ready or about to do somethingsynonym Main entry: point …   Useful english dictionary

  • (to) the point of (doing) something — to the ˈpoint of (doing) sth idiom to a degree that can be described as sth • He was rude to the point of being aggressive. Main entry: ↑pointidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the point of doing something — about to do something We were on the point of leaving when the phone rang …   English dictionary

  • (the) point of no return — the time in an activity when you cannot stop doing it but must continue to the end. And although I was bored, I d already spent so much time doing the research for the novel that I felt I d reached the point of no return …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a point of doing something — phrase to be certain that you do something, usually in an obvious way From then on he made a point of avoiding her. Thesaurus: to carry out a plansynonym Main entry: point * * * make a ˈpoint of doing sth idiom to be or …   Useful english dictionary

  • what's the use of doing something? — it s no ˈuse (doing sth) | what s the ˈuse (of doing sth)? idiom used to say that there is no point in doing sth because it will not be successful or have a good result • What s the use of worrying about it? • It s no use I can t persuade her.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • point — 1 /pOInt/ noun 1 IDEA (C) a single fact, idea, or opinion that is part of an argument or discussion: There was one point on which everyone agreed. | She had brought a list of points for discussion. | One important point must be borne in mind. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • point — point1 W1S1 [pɔınt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(idea)¦ 2¦(main meaning/idea)¦ 3¦(purpose)¦ 4¦(place)¦ 5¦(in time/development)¦ 6¦(quality/feature)¦ 7¦(games/sport)¦ 8¦(sharp end)¦ 9 boiling point/freezing point/melting point etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • point */*/*/ — I UK [pɔɪnt] / US noun Word forms point : singular point plural points 1) [countable] an idea or opinion among a number of others I disagree with you on a couple of important points. point by point (= looking at each part separately): Let s go… …   English dictionary

  • point*/*/*/ — [pɔɪnt] noun I 1) [C] one idea or opinion among a number of others I disagree with you on a couple of points.[/ex] 2) [singular] the thing that you are trying to say My point is that we re spending too much time on details.[/ex] I take your point …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • point — point1 [ pɔınt ] noun *** ▸ 1 idea/opinion/reason ▸ 2 aspect/feature ▸ 3 particular time ▸ 4 particular place ▸ 5 unit (for game score) ▸ 6 area of light/color ▸ 7 sharp end of something ▸ 8 piece of land ▸ 9 decimal point ▸ 10 direction on… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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