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English definition of “rest on sb/sth”

rest on sb/sth

phrasal verb with rest     /rest/ verb
If your eyes rest on something or someone when you are looking around an area, you start looking only at that particular object or person: Her eyes rested on a small wooden box at the back of the shop.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
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