Quick answer
"Of" is a preposition which is often translated as "de", and "point out" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "señalar". Learn more about the difference between "of" and "point out" below.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating possession)
a. de
The wings of an eagle can span eight feet.Las alas de un águila se extienden hasta ocho pies.
2. (descriptive)
a. de
It is a question of ethics.Es una cuestión de ética.
3. (indicating material)
a. de
This chair is made of oak.Esta silla es de roble.
4. (indicating distance)
a. de
She walked a distance of three miles.Caminó una distancia de tres millas.
5. (indicating location)
a. de
The Caribbean coast of Mexico is the best location for snorkeling.La costa caribeña de México es el mejor lugar para bucear con esnórquel.
6. (indicating content)
a. de
Can you get me a bottle of water?¿Me traes una botella de agua?
7. (among)
a. de
One of the students in my group got lost.Uno de los estudiantes de mi grupo se perdió.
8. (toward)
a. hacia
He made no effort to hide his hatred of the invaders.No hizo ningún esfuerzo por ocultar su odio hacia los invasores.
b. por
We shared a love of music.Compartíamos un amor por la música.
9. (indicating time)
a. menos
I need to be at the office at a quarter of seven.Tengo que estar en la oficina a las siete menos cuarto.
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to identify)
a. señalar
He pointed out a few landmarks on our way to the capital.Señaló unos puntos de referencia por el camino a la capital.
b. mostrar
The sales representative pointed out the remote ignition on the car.El representante de ventas mostró el arranque remoto del carro.
2. (to make aware of)
a. señalar
I would like to point out that you were initially against the proposal.Quisiera señalar que inicialmente estabas en contra de la propuesta.
b. hacer notar
Her teacher pointed out to her that she wouldn't get any better at the piano without practicing.Su maestro le hizo notar que no tocaría el piano mejor sin practicar.
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