hone down


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With such a large proportion of the population at risk, the challenge is identifying which individuals we need to hone down on.
So to really hone down the cheapest priced tickets you need to understand and combine first the simple tips, then the bizarre.
Hundreds of nominations have been received with challenges taking place in each country to help hone down the hopeful into the final team.
There certainly will be nothing happening in the short term, but the sub-committee will hone down the issues and will report back in due course.
With a 22 year history and with so many cool clients to feature, we knew we had to hone down the work and imagery to feature just some of the work that has positively impacted our clients' brands," he began.
This is when you hone down the work and make it more precise.
We would then be able to proceed to the next phase of the trial to hone down the exact amount of this substance and for whom it would be beneficial.
Rather than trying to hone down her hips, "J-Lo" has become an ambassador for big-bottomed women.
Black and white, if properly used, can hone down a picture to its essence by abstracting reality, often relying on the imagination of the viewer to fill in the details.
They must hone down their knowledge to tell the audience what they want to know," says Doddy.
We've been working with the actors to really hone down the play, making it as dramatic as possible," Rebecca said.
We conducted extensive research among not only our staff, most of whom have many years' experience in the industry, but also listened to what customers had to say about their experiences so we could really hone down what was important to them.