ADJ. good, important | clear, obvious | practical, useful
VERB + POINTER give (sb), provide (sb with)
PREP. ~ for The examiners comments include pointers for future study. | ~ to His symptoms gave no obvious pointer to a possible diagnosis. | ~ towards pointers towards a new political agenda
PHRASES a pointer to the future
2 sth used for pointing
ADJ. mouse Move the mouse pointer to the menu bar. | light A light pointer is often useful with a slide projector.