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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyfix on
he/she/itfixes on
present participlefixing on
past tensefixed on
past participlefixed on
  1. 1
    to choose someone or something after considering the situation

    We’ve finally fixed on a plan.

  2. 2
    fix something on something if you fix your eyes or your attention on someone or something, you look straight at them and at nothing else

    She fixed her gaze on Jeff.

    I kept my eyes fixed on the horizon.

  3. 3
    be fixed on (doing) something informal to think about something so much, or to be so determined to do something, that you do not think about anything else
See also main entry: fix

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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