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focus
used in Holes

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Definition
verb: to concentrate, look at, or pay attention to

noun: the act of concentration, or the ability to concentrate

(to concentrate is to direct attention or effort towards a single thing)
  • After focusing on Big Thumb for so long, it was as if the rock had absorbed his energy and now acted like a kind of giant magnet pulling him toward it.
    Chapter 38 (21% in)
focusing = concentrating
  • His mind was focused on the tiny claws that moved up and down his skin and through his hair.
    Chapter 46 (46% in)
focused = concentrating
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