English version

fasten onto somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfasten onto somebody/something (also fasten on to somebody/something) phrasal verb1 to give particular attention to something because you think it is important or interesting2 FOLLOWto follow someone and stay with them, especially when they do not want you to syn latch onto somebody The dog seemed lost and fastened onto us. fasten→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fasten onto It's like something you fasten on to in times of confusion and it snowballs out of hand.She wept through the funeral, and when the lid was fastened on to the coffin, she screamed.
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Verb table
fasten
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfasten
he, she, itfastens
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfastened
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fastened
he, she, ithas fastened
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fastened
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fasten
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fastened
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fastening
he, she, itis fastening
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you, we, theyare fastening
Past
I, he, she, itwas fastening
you, we, theywere fastening
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fastening
he, she, ithas been fastening
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fastening
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fastening
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fastening
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