finger - definition and synonyms

  1. to put your finger on something to discover the exact reason why a situation is the way it is, especially when something is wrong

    I can't put my finger on what's bothering me, but it doesn't feel right.

    There's something wrong with this piece, but I can't quite put my finger on it.

    Submitted by Inga Pogorelova from Russian Federation on 04/08/2016