stick to the point
To stay on course during a discussion; adhere to the topic; not talk about extraneous matters.
Stick to the point and stop telling us your life history!
He made a promise to his wife to quit smoking and drinking, and so far he has stuck to it.
All organizations expect their employees to stick to established work rules and procedures.
If you try hard to stick to your principles, then you’ll be able to live up to them.
stretch a point
strain a point
To permit something different or more than usual; not tell the exact truth or make an exception.
Mother stretched a point because it was Christmas time and let the children stay up later than usual.
It's straining a point to call Joe a hero just because he saved the kitten from drowning in the bathtub.
Something good about a person or thing that can be talked about in selling it.
The streamlined shape of the car was one of its talking points.
John tried to get Mary to date Bill. One of his talking points was that Bill was captain of the football team.