fasten on

phrasal verb
fastened on; fastening on; fastens on

Definition of fasten on

: to direct (something, such as one's eyes or attention) to (something) They fastened their eyes on the distant ship. She fastened her attention on the problem. They had fastened the blame on the wrong man. She fastened (all) her hopes on getting the job.

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“Fasten on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fasten%20on. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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