Definition of home in on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


home in on

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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to aim at something and move straight towards it The missile homed in on the target. a shark homing in on its victim
  2. 2to direct your thoughts or attention towards something I began to feel I was really homing in on the answer. The investigation homed in on the town of Carlton.
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