V n on n
The 'focus' group
These verbs are concerned with focusing your attention, your feelings, or your efforts on someone or something.
The public housing authorities were encouraged to concentrate their efforts on slum clearance and redevelopment rehousing.
Scientists now pin their hopes on treatment with combinations of drugs - but these hopes are not high.
He had the highest standards for himself which he projected on those around him.
The preposition is sometimes upon instead of on.
These writers assume the historical truth of the crucifixion of Jesus and focus their attention upon its significance.
In the case of turn, the feeling you focus on someone is usually aggressive.
The crowd than turned their anger on the Prime Minister and began to wave banners declaring 'Spend more money on health.'
The preposition on is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause or a wh-clause.
centre (usu passive) concentrate direct fasten fix focus pin project turn
The debate is centred on whether the country's president should be elected directly by the people or by parliament.