hone in vs home in : Common Errors in English

About hone in vs home in

You home in on a target (the center of the target is “home”). “Honing"has to do with sharpening knives, not aim.

home in Meaning(s)

  • (v) direct onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids

hone in in News

  1. Consumer Reports: Space-Saving Double-Oven Ranges

    Consumer Reports tests more than 250 cooking appliance models to help you hone in on some great buys. Photo Credit: Consumer Reports
    on June 14, 2013 Source: NBC Dallas Fort Worth

  2. Mad Max gets behind the wheel of Avalanche's open-world wasteland

    Considering how many games trace their dystopian wasteland roots to it, it's interesting to see the E3 hands-off demo of the new Mad Max hone in something with plenty of room for exploration: vehicular combat. Just Cause dev Avalanche Studios promises 50 "authentic" Mad Max vehicles for players to enjoy in the third-person open-world game, as well as the ability to customize your own wrecking ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Joystiq

home in in News

  1. Two deaths confirmed in fierce Colorado wildfire

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - A fierce wildfire raging on the outskirts of Colorado's second-largest city claimed the lives of two people as they were trying to flee their home in a heavily wooded area, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said on Thursday. The two victims, who were not immediately identified, died as they were making their way down a narrow driveway in an evacuation ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Atherton Home Damaged In 3-Alarm Fire

    A large home in a residential neighborhood in Atherton suffered significant damage as a result of a three-alarm fire on Thursday afternoon.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: CBS San Francisco

  3. Ice hockey-Former Dallas Stars draft pick Winkler dead at 23

    OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian ice hockey player Scott Winkler has been found dead in his home in the Oslo suburb of Asker, the Norwegian Ice Hockey Association (NIHF) said on Thursday. "The NIHF has received the news that the promising 23-year-old Scott Winkler has been found dead in his home today. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends," the NIHF announced via its Twitter account ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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