into focus

idiom

Definition of into focus

1 : into a state in which things are seen clearly and sharply bringing the binoculars into focus It took him a few seconds after he woke up to bring his eyes into focus.
2 : into a state or condition in which something can be clearly understood She tried to bring the important issues into focus.

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