Dictionary: letter Z
search page: Lists+ | only common verbs here | any verb with many examples in
- The missile zeroed in on the building.
2 (insep) (issue, problem, subject) concentrate on something
- Scientists from around the world continue to zero in on a cure for HIV.
- Advertisers zero in on a specific audience by sponsoring a particular program.
- He zipped by in his car.
- I'll just zip out and buy the newspaper.
- Can you help me zip up this dress?
- She zones out with headphones and doesn't make too much of an effort to talk to people.
- My brother was stopped for speeding and moaned that other drivers were zooming past but only he was being booked.
zoom off (insep) leave in a hurry
- They stayed a bit longer, just to be polite, and then they just zoomed off.
- Zoom in on those flowers; they're really pretty.
- Use the zoom slider control on the left side of the map to zoom out.