fasten on/upon sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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fasten on/upon sth

phrasal verb with fasten uk   /ˈfɑː.sən/  us   /ˈfæs.ən/ verb
to give ​attention to something, because it is of ​specialinterest or often because you ​think it is the ​cause of a ​problem: The ​politician has ​fastened on the ​problems of the ​workingpoor. My ​mindfastened on his ​admission that he was an ​agent.
(Definition of fasten on/upon sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 集中注意力于, 集中思想于…
in Chinese (Traditional) 集中注意力於, 集中思想於…
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