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home in on sth/sb

informal phrasal verb with home /həʊm/ US  /hoʊm/ verb
to aim for
瞄准,对准
The missile homed in on the ship.
导弹瞄准了那艘船。
Aiming and aimHandguns and rifles
to find and give a lot of attention to something or someone
集中注意力于
The report homed in on the weaknesses in the management structure.
这篇报告重点论述了该管理体系的弱点。
Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
(Definition of home in on sth/sb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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