beside the point
Also, beside the mark or question. Irrelevant, off the subject. For example, Whether you had insurance is beside the point; the accident is your fault. These terms came into common use in the mid-1800s. Also see neither here nor there.
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The citizens of Stevens Point defeated fluoridation by a healthy margin.
France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
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.
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
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
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
Beside her was a box of bonbons, which she held out at intervals to Madame Ratignolle.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin