sore point, a
A sensitive or annoying issue, as in Don't mention diets to Elsie; it's a sore point with her. This idiom was first recorded as a sore place in 1690.
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Example sentences from the Web for sore point, a
The citizens of Stevens Point defeated fluoridation by a healthy margin.
Deep, situational, and emotional jokes based on what is relevant and has a POINT!
To borrow an old right-wing talking point, these people are angry no matter what we do.
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Therefore, it is not possible for any F-35 schedule to include a video data link or infrared pointer at this point.
This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
His also was the intellectual point of view, and the intellectual interest in knowledge and its deductions.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Judged from this point of view only, the elasticity provided by the new law is doubtless adequate.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The Father had been in sore straits of mind, as month after month had passed without tidings of his "blessed child."Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson