fix on/upon

phrasal verb

fixed on/upon; fixing on/upon; fixes on/upon
: to direct one's attention or thoughts toward (something) : to focus on (something)
He has fixed on/upon the idea of going back to school.
All eyes fixed on her as she entered the room.
: to make a decision about or choose (something)
After weeks of discussion, they've finally fixed on a solution.

Examples of fix on/upon in a Sentence

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“Fix on/upon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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