fasten on

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Verb1.fasten on - adopt; "take up new ideas"
sweep up, embrace, espouse, adopt - take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"

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vt sepbefestigen, festmachen (→ +prep obj, -to an +dat); flower, badgeanheften (→ +prep obj, -to an +dat)
vi +prep obj (= concentrate on) person, subjectherumhacken auf (+dat) (inf); his eyes fastened on mineer heftete seine Augen auf meine