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at that point in time, at this point in time

To write plainly and concisely, use then instead of at that point in time. Other possibilities to replace at that point in time include at that time and at that point.

  • Wordy: It was at that point in time the firefighters realized they could not save the building.
  • Concise: It was then (or at that point) the firefighters realized they could not save the building.

To write plainly and concisely, use now instead of at this point in time. Other possible replacements for at this point in time include at once, immediately, right away, right now, straightaway and today.

  • Wordy: The director cannot make that decision at this point in time.
  • Concise: The director cannot make that decision now.