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Definitions for point the finger
point the fin·ger

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  1. point the fingerverb

    To accuse (someone); to direct or imply blame.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of point the finger in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of point the finger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of point the finger in a Sentence

  1. Howard Stern on Wednesday:

    That was, without any doubt, the biggest setback and the biggest failure, you can't point the finger at anyone else.

  2. Dale Moss:

    Media will take things and run with them. People will spread lies or always want to point the finger, but the fact of the matter is, there's no one person to blame in this situation.

  3. Honey Langcaster-James:

    When we experience the tragic loss of someone, we often look around for someone to point the finger at.

  4. Rich Hill -LRB- 6-8 -RRB-:

    I put that on myself with the walks, i don’t think that that puts us in a very good position. So, I’m just going to point the finger at myself and I think that’s what I will do every single time I fail. It’s not trying to look in another direction. You’ve got to look at yourself in the mirror and find out, hey, where did we fall short and how can we improve? That’s across the board.

  5. David Cameron:

    There is no point either side trying to point the finger of blame.


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    a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out
    A distinguish
    B interrupt
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