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Hone In vs. Home In

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When getting closer to an objective, do you hone in, home in, zone in, or zero in? The phrase zero in goes back to World War II and the act of fixing on a target. Home in carries a sense of traveling to or being aimed at something,  but people often say hone in because it sounds correct—akin to sharpening a blade until it’s just right. This is part of a complete episode.

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