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home in on sth/sb

informal
phrasal verb with home uk   /həʊm/  us   /hoʊm/ verb
to ​aim for: The ​missile homed in on the ​ship. to ​find and give a lot of ​attention to something or someone: The ​report homed in on the weaknesses in the ​managementstructure.

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