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English verb: center on

1. center on (stative) center upon


SamplesHer entire attention centered on her children.
Our day revolved around our work.


Synonymscenter, concentrate on, focus on, revolve about, revolve around


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bear on, come to, concern, have-to doe with, pertain, refer, relate, touch, touch on

2. center on (stative) have as a center


SamplesThe region centers on Charleston.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)be









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