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

You might like these idioms

More idioms will be added in the future so check back frequently or sign-up for my free newsletter to learn about new updates to my website.

Your turn to use the idiom "zero in on something"

Practice makes progress.  It's your turn to use this idiom in your own sample sentence. I will provide feedback to make sure you use the idiom correctly.

> > idiom: zero in on something

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.