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(often foll by on) to bring (a weapon) to bear (on a target), as while firing repeatedly
(intr foll by on) informal to bring one's attention to bear (on a problem, etc)
(intr foll by on) informal to converge (upon)the police zeroed in on the site of the crime
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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You also knew the libs (including the Super PAC I advised, Priorities USA Action) would zero-in on his record as a layoff artist.Paul Begala on the Five Stages of GOP Grief|Paul Begala|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST