a situation in which the receiving side, holding the advantage, can win the game by winning the next point.
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Moot Point vs. Mute PointYou may have heard coworkers or acquaintances refer to an inconsequential or irrelevant point as a moot point, or maybe you’ve heard mute point instead. Fans of the TV show Friends may have heard a third variation: moo point (because, according to Joey, a cow’s opinion doesn’t matter). But which expression is correct, and what exactly does it mean? The correct phrase is moot point. …
- break one's fall,
- break one's neck,
- break one's word,
- break out,
- break out of,
- break ranks,
- break someone,
- break someone of something,
- break someone up,
- break someone's heart
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tennis a point which allows the receiving player to break the service of the server
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