English version

zero in on somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishzero in on somebody/something phrasal verb1 ATTENTIONto direct all your attention towards a particular person or thing syn home in on She immediately zeroed in on the weak point in his argument.2 PMWSHOOTto aim a gun or other weapon towards something or someone zero→ See Verb tableFrom Longman Business Dictionaryzero in on somebody/something phrasal verb [transitive] to direct all your attention towards a particular person or thingCompanies are looking to zero in on specific markets. zero→ See Verb table
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zero
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyzero
he, she, itzeroes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyzeroed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave zeroed
he, she, ithas zeroed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad zeroed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill zero
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have zeroed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam zeroing
he, she, itis zeroing
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you, we, theyare zeroing
Past
I, he, she, itwas zeroing
you, we, theywere zeroing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been zeroing
he, she, ithas been zeroing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been zeroing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be zeroing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been zeroing
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