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in focusClearly perceived.
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in focusSharp and clear with no fuzziness.
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buckle downTo put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself.
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home in onTo focus or narrow down to something; to find or draw closer, as by trial and error or a gradual seeking process.
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knuckle downTo get to work; to focus on a task.
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hunker downTo take shelter; to prepare oneself for some eventuality; to focus on a task.
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space outTo stupefy, intoxicate, disorient, or lose attention or focus, especially by the use of drugs.
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bat awayTo avoid by diverting the focus of a discussion.
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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.
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apply oneselfTo put forth a concerted effort; to try; to focus.
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brain crampA temporary mental lapse, such as an inability to remember something, to focus one's attention, to understand something, or to perform some other mental task of which one would ordinarily be capable.
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count one's blessingsTo focus one's attention on the circumstances of one's life which are pleasant or fortunate, especially with the intention of diverting one's thoughts from serious or disagreeable matters.
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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.
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get ahead of oneselfTo focus excessively on one's plans or on prospective future events without paying adequate attention to the present.
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in the limelightIn the focus of attention, especially from the media.
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object lessonA lesson taught using a familiar or unusual object as a focus.
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pay attentionTo be attentive; to focus one's attention.
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public eyeThe focus of public attention, the limelight.
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speak toAddress the Topic, List Salient Features, Point-Up the Pros And Cons, Designate The Budgetary Requirements,, Focus On This Aspect, Delineate Definite Dangers
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take the heatTo take the blame; to be the focus of anger or scrutiny; to take the consequences.
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zero inTo focus one's aim; to zoom in and center on something.
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zero in onTo concentrate or focus one's attention on at task.
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zoom inTo focus a zoom lens in order to obtain a larger image, or a closer view.
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zoom outTo focus a zoom lens in order to obtain a smaller image, or a more distant view.
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