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tipping point n.
the point where a minor change turns into a major and irreversible one
[Bus.] E.g. : Some have anticipated that social media would be the tipping point of web marketing.

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
point of view
In cinema, refers to camera technique (caméra subjective).
exp.
ça ne sert à rien de pleurer ; ce qui est fait est fait ; inutile de se lamenter sur une chose qu'on ne peut pas changer
n.
a point in a system that is isolated from other parts of the architecture
[Tech.]
exp.
reach an extreme point or an upper limit; exhaust all options or resources
id.
go mad; become extremely and uncontrollably angry, often to the point of violence
[Slang];[US];[Fam.] Derives from a series of incidents from 1986 onward in which US Postal Service workers shot and killed managers, fellow workers, and members of the police or general public in acts of mass murder.
n.
the diametrically opposite point on Earth's surface for a specific place
n.
series of concentric, expanding circles caused by ripples in water from a central point
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
(about a movie or TV series) reach a point when, due to a unauthentic scene, it loses the appreciation of the public
made popular by "Indiana Jones" whose hero survives an explosion by hiding in a fridge
exp.
expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
id.
avoid the main topic ; discuss a matter without coming to the point ; to not speak directly/frankly/bluntly about the issue
Ex: Please, stop beating around the bush and get to the point! Also: beat about the bush
exp.
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
n.
to get so focused on the details or intricacies of something that you miss the big picture or the main point
His book subject is quite good, but he tends to miss the forest for the trees. (tending to get in too much detail and miss the essence).
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
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Taiping, trippingly, tipi, tiepin


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