at this point

"At this point" means "now". But you use "at this point" when it's too late or too early for something:

At this point the library is probably already closed. (too late)

A this point, all I know is that we're meeting some time on Saturday. (too early)

So when you use "at this point" it means "now" but also suggests that now is a bad time for whatever situation you're describing.

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