Why is it useful ? It’s a type of TOEFL (academic English test) question, and sometimes, especially while learning, understanding the basic idea of something is the most important part. You can use it to summarize main ideas of a long story, or reiterate what was said.
How can you use “gist” in a sentence?
Courtesy: Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary
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Sometime to know the gist in Jennifer cartoons ! i preferably like reading them twice………..
In the example sentence, could one also say “the bottom line of her argument was ….”?