focus around vs focus on : Common Errors in English

About focus around vs focus on

The popular expression “focus around” makes little sense. An example: “Next quarter’s advertising will focus around our line of computer games.” It is presumably meant to convey something like “concentrate on a number of different items in a single category.” But “focus on” better conveys the idea of a sharp focus. “Focus around” suggests a jittery, shifting view rather than determined concentration.

focus on Meaning(s)

  • (v) center upon

focus around in News

  • NFL training camp schedule: Reporting dates for all 32 teams

    After an eventful offseason, the focus around the NFL will soon turn back to on the field as teams prepare for the start of the 2013 season. Offseason workouts and minicamps provided a glimpse into 2013, but things ramp up when training camps open in late July. Many training camps begin casually with rookies reporting a few days before veterans and practices beginning shortly after the veterans ...
    on July 2, 2013 Source: SB Nation

focus on in News

  1. UNCF, US Education Secretary and Business Leaders Gather to Launch "Better Futures" in D.C.

    New PSAs Focus on Bringing African-Americans "To and Through" College; Updates Iconic "A Mind Is..." Tagline (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  2. Fusion92 Is A Digital Marketing Company? With A Focus On Innovation

    Fusion92 is a marketing agency based in Chicago, Illinois that was founded in 1999. Fusion92 started off as a digital media production company, but has evolved into a full service agency with a twist. While many other agencies just focus on buying media, web design or social media marketing, Fusion92 actually helps companies come up with new inventions to help drive revenues.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Forbes

  3. Park centennial to focus on innovation, cultural heritage, outdoor lifestyle

    A yearlong celebration of Balboa Park's centennial in 2015 will focus on San Diego's innovative contributions, cultural heritage, outdoor lifestyle and entertainment, according to a presentation delivered Wednesday to the City Council's Natural Resources and Culture Committee.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Channel 8 San Diego

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