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focus
used in The Hidden Oracle

12 uses
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1  —7 uses as in:
Turn your focus to question #2.
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)
  • "Boys," Calypso said, "perhaps we should focus on the present?"
    p. 352.9
  • I tried to catch her eye, but she remained focused on her dinner.
    p. 124.8
  • That will help you focus the voices of the Oracle.
    p. 248.5
  • Y.M.C.A. Focus the grove's energy!
    p. 293.5
  • She focused on me as if I were a clever optical illusion.
    p. 302.1
  • She scuttled forward, mandibles clacking, wings buzzing, dark Teflon eyes focused on me.
    p. 314.5
  • With my usual levelheadedness, I stayed focused on the greater good.
    p. 332.0

There are no more uses of "focus" flagged with this meaning in The Hidden Oracle.

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  • I slogged along, humming a perfect A 440 hertz tone to keep myself focused.
    p. 301.3
  • During the war with Gaea, I had been focused mostly on my own fabulous exploits.
    p. 34.9
  • "The voices were unfocused," I said.
    p. 204.5
  • I was the worst of the gods, the most guilt-ridden and unfocused.
    p. 258.5
  • You always focus on the wrong thing.
    p. 294.9

There are no more uses of "focus" in The Hidden Oracle.

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