fix on/upon

fix on/upon
fix on/upon [phrasal verb]
fix on/upon (something)
1 : to direct your attention or thoughts toward (something) : to focus on (something)

He has fixed on/upon the idea of going back to school.

All eyes fixed on her as she entered the room. [=everyone looked at her as she entered the room]

2 : to make a decision about or choose (something)

After weeks of discussion, they've finally fixed on a solution.

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Main Entry:fix

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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