fasten on

phrasal verb

fastened on; fastening on; fastens 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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