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home in (on someone or something)

Fig. to aim directly at someone or something. She came into the room and homed in on the chocolate cake. She saw the cake and homed in.
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home in (on something)

1. to aim for and move directly toward something When he questioned the witness, the lawyer homed in on him like a laser. The missile homed in on the ship.
2. to aim your attention toward something The report homed in on the faulty wiring that might have caused the fire.
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home in

v.
1. To move or advance toward a target or goal: The missile first homed in, then hit its target. The investigators were homing in on the truth.
2. To direct one's attention; focus: Our closing argument should home in on the evidence found.
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