get the point : Popular Idioms in English

get the point

To understand the reason for something

Richard just didn't get the point of changing into "house shoes"" once he came indoors. Shoes were shoes

News & Articles

  • One more time for Mr. Lincoln and history
    Mr. Parker didn’t get the point of my column about Memorial Day and Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address two weeks ago, so I’ll repeat the point here in fewer words: If you want to know the truth, you often must probe well below the surface veneer of popular history. read more
    June 18, 2013 - The Fayette Citizen