case in point
A relevant example or illustration of something, as in A case in point was the collision of a cyclist with a pedestrian crossing the designated bike path. [Mid-1700s]
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Certain features of its history suggest why this may be the case.
And, in the case of fluoride, at least, that doubt might actually be justified.
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!Trolls and Martyrdom: Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie|Arthur Chu|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To borrow an old right-wing talking point, these people are angry no matter what we do.Harry Shearer on The Dangerous Business of Satire|Lloyd Grove|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.
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
In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.Children's Ways|James Sully
Sometimes in the case of large plants, cones have been known to occur on the tips of the branches of the Marsh Horsetail.
As a rule, however, even in the case of extreme varieties, a careful examination of the specimen will enable it to be identified.