beside the point


beside the point
beside the point [adj] not important extraneous, immaterial, inapplicable, incidental, inconsequential, irrelevant, pointless, unimportant, unrelated; concept 575

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  • beside the point — or[beside the question] {adj.} or {adv. phr.} Off the subject; about something different. * /What you meant to do is beside the point; the fact is you didn t do it./ * /The judge told the witness that his remarks were beside the point./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • beside the point — or[beside the question] {adj.} or {adv. phr.} Off the subject; about something different. * /What you meant to do is beside the point; the fact is you didn t do it./ * /The judge told the witness that his remarks were beside the point./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • beside the point — phrasal irrelevant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • point — See: AT SWORDS POINTS, AT THE POINT OF, BESIDE THE POINT, BOILING POINT, CASE IN POINT, COME TO THE POINT, EXTRA POINT, MAKE A POINT, ON THE POINT OF, SORE SPOT or SORE POINT, STRETCH A POINT or STRAIN A POINT, TALKING POINT …   Dictionary of American idioms

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