zero in on
Meaning: If you zero in on something, you focus on it or put your attention on it.Synonym: focus on
- zero in on sb The police tracked many suspects in the drug gang before they zeroed in on the gang's leader and arrested her.
- zero in on sth Before the missile was fired, it's built-in computer zeroed in on the target.
The tax department's criminal investigation unit zeroed in on three companies that had