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make one's point

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Effectively express one's idea, as in I see what you mean about skateboards being dangerous—you've made your point. This expression uses point in the sense of “an important or essential argument or suggestion.” Also see make a point of; take one's point. [c. 1800]

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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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