Idiom:  zero in on something


Idiom:  zero in on something

  • to focus or pay attention to one particular thing

Example sentences

  • I think you should zero in on chapter two because it’s the most relevant for your situation.
  • There’s a lot we could discuss at the meeting but let’s zero in on project planning first.
  • Notice when we zero in on the increasing number of hours worked, productivity starts to decline.
  • Have Sandra review the document. When she zeros in on something, you can be sure she'll find any mistakes.
  • Let's zero in on our social media efforts before the launch and track results in Excel.
  • We zeroed in on improving our response rates to customer complaints in order to provide responses within 24 hours.
  • After lunch we'll reconvene and zero in on the final chapter of the study.


  • zoom in on something

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