“That’s the point”: idiom meaning.
- That’s the point
- This is exactly the intention, purpose or the reason why someone is doing something. Expression used to confirm that this is the intention and/or the advantage.
Other examples of “That’s the point” idiom in a sentence
- It might not appeal to everyone but that’s the point. (it’s the intention)
- I know. That’s the point.
- It may seem excessive but that’s the point.
“That’s the point”: use in context explanation
Dick has decided to join belly dancing classes. He comes to his first lesson and meets the teacher. The teacher is surprised to see a man. Usually belly dancing classes are attended by women only, so she tells Dick that these classes are for women but that’s the point! This is exactly why Dick wants to join them, to be the only man among many beautiful women.