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zero in on sth

verb uk phrasal verb with zero   /ˈzɪə.rəʊ/ us    /ˈzɪr.oʊ/ ( present tense zeroes)
to direct all your attention towards a particular thing: We must decide on our target market, then zero in on it.
Translations of “zero in on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把注意力全部集中於…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把注意力全部集中于…
(Definition of zero in on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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