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I disagree with you on a couple of important points.
Let's go over the plan point by point.
Subtlety is not one of his strong points.
He spent his spare time coaching youngsters on the finer points of soccer.
I complain about working different hours from everyone else, but it has its points.
At that point we all got up and walked out of the room.
At this point in time we can't afford to hire any more people.
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