zone in and out(redirected from zones in and out)
zone in and out
To lose and regain focus, attention, or awareness intermittently, as due to boredom, fatigue, or intoxication. A: "Did you catch what the boss said about the policy changes?" B: "Not really. I kind of zoned in and out while he was talking." The pain medication the doctors gave me is really strong, so I keep zoning in and out.
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