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English definition of “tighten the net”

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tighten the net

(especially of the police) to become closer to catching someone, especially a criminal: The police are tightening the net around the smugglers.
Translations of “tighten the net”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指警方)收攏(抓捕罪犯的)網…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指警方)收拢(抓捕罪犯的)网…
(Definition of tighten the net from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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