To strain a point

Definition of To strain a point

to go beyond the proper limit or rule; to stretch one's authority or conscience.
to make a special effort; especially, to do a degree of violence to some principle or to one's own feelings.

See also: Point Strain

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To step in
To step off
To stick by
To stick in one's gizzard
To stick out
To stick to
To stick up
To stick up for
To stick upon
To stir up a hornet's nest
To stitch up
To stock an anchor
To stock cards
To stock down
To stock up
To stop a gap
To stop off
To stop over
To stop the mouth
To straighten one's face
-To strain a point-
To strain courtesy
To stream the buoy
To strike a balance
To strike a bargain
To strike a jury
To strike a lead
To strike a ledger
To strike an attitude
To strike at
To strike camp
To strike dumb
To strike for
To strike hands
To strike hands with
To strike home
To strike in
To strike in with
To strike off
To strike oil
To strike one luck
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