verb (used with object), honed, hon·ing.
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verb (used without object), honed, hon·ing.
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How to use hone in a sentence
You might want to hone your keyword research skills for the best possible outcome.Five tips to maximize profits as an affiliate marketer|Ricky Wang|February 4, 2021|Search Engine Watch
Moreover, thinking of your content and your site overall from a brand authority perspective naturally hones your topical focus.
There were no magic tricks — just discipline, attention to detail and well-honed ball movement.The front-runners for NBA awards aren’t the usual suspects|Ben Golliver|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
As she honed this approach, Shanti’s food took off at Benne on Eagle, garnering the praise of Asheville locals, critics and fellow chefs.
That’s a skill set she honed at Walmart, during a decade-long tenure that included running Sam’s Club, the company’s warehouse club business.‘An operator:’ What to know about Roz Brewer, Walgreens’ new CEO|Claire Zillman|January 27, 2021|Fortune
Each poet needs only learn to hear his own voice, and hone it, and present it.What the Forward Prize Doesn’t Recognize About Poets|Mandy Kahn|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then in 2007 he had joined the pro-Kremlin, pro “Eurasian” youth group, Nashi, to hone his militancy.
Kennan had a passionate, lifelong interest in the craft of writing, and the diary was clearly a place to hone his craft.The Man Who Knew Russia Best: George Kennan’s Revealing Diaries|James A. Warren|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since then, Jay has continued to methodically hone his technique and mentor a handful of candidates.
Richardson says that his frothy, buttered coffee is “the best part of his morning,” helping him “hone in on important tasks.”Hack Your Health: 6 Biohacks That Might Surprise You|DailyBurn|December 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I hone them once a week, and well-nigh shed tears because of the good work they ought to be doing.A Roving Commission|G. A. Henty
The knife should be sharpened from time to time on the stone or hone.The Book of Sports:|William Martin
This gentleman confided the story to Mr. Hone, who has published an explanation of the mystery.
The design invented by the sculptor at Sutton at Hone, near Dartford, is less original and also less striking.In Search Of Gravestones Old And Curious|W.T. (William Thomas) Vincent
Bank Restriction Note (Hone is said to have realised over 700 by the sale of this shocker), 28.George Cruikshank|W. H. Chesson