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Weiyang Luo
Could someone elaberate a bit on the phrase"zero in"? Some sentence examples and proper explanation would be helpful. Thank you in advance.
Feb 15, 2014 6:46 PM
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I'm not sure about this, but I think the phrase to zero in actually comes from adjusting the sights on a gun so that it is accurate. So, to zero in is to focus with precision on something. For example, "during the fight, the coach was able to zero in on the opponent's weaknesses and instruct his own fighter what to do".
February 15, 2014
A good teacher will zero in on your difficulties and help you to get better.
February 15, 2014
Weiyang Luo
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