Focus in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Focus

(transitive) To cause (rays of light, etc) to converge at a single point. | (transitive) To adjust (a lens, an optical instrument) in order to position an image with respect to the focal plane. | (transitive, followed by on or upon) To concentrate one's attention.

Short Example Sentence for Focus

  • 1. But she could not focus her attention. 🔊
  • 2. She strove to focus on the possibility of her frailty. 🔊
  • 3. The salt-cellar was the focus of the old-time board. 🔊
  • 4. At his table in the midst he was the general focus of their wisdom. 🔊
  • 5. It's a kind of focus for aimed and aimless scandal. 🔊
  • 6. But I can't get a focus of that play. 🔊
  • 7. In its focus a set of fine threads of spider-lines is placed (Fig. 23). 🔊
  • 8. Joan, by great effort, managed to focus her gaze on Archie's burden. 🔊

How to use Focus in Sentence?

  • 1. Bring your teaching into a focus at the point of that principle before the lesson ends. 🔊
  • 2. It is advisable to focus the enlargement with the largest aperture of the lens. 🔊
  • 3. As he entered he was the focus of a formidable battery of curious and not too friendly eyes. 🔊
  • 4. It was heavy, dense with its stored energy, the tip a parabolic hollow to better focus its cone. 🔊
  • 5. They're ahead of schedule, they've got good net-buzz, the focus groups are cumming themselves. 🔊
  • 6. Tom changed the focus of his powerful glasses slightly and peered in the direction indicated by his chum. 🔊
  • 7. I have curiously lucid moments when recent happenings focus themselves in what seems to be their true perspective. 🔊
  • 8. It is best to carefully focus your instrument on some distant object before trying to look at the sun with it. 🔊
  • 9. Here were concentrated in one focus all those radii of criticism that this powerful mind had so long emitted. 🔊
  • 10. He had gotten the perfect focus now and saw that a broad wagon trail led through the middle of the hammock. 🔊
  • 11. The animals and plants sharing the world with man and contributing to his sustenance next focus our attention. 🔊
  • 12. Will rapidly adjusted his camera, and looked down to see that he had the proper focus before snapping the shutter. 🔊
  • 13. All the moral and religious problems of the family find a focus in the purpose of preparing persons for social living. 🔊
  • 14. Arnold ate mechanically, his thoughts striving in vain to focus themselves upon the immediate question. 🔊
  • 15. They came to a focus when he tried to go from five grains to three grains a day and then again when he approached half a grain. 🔊
  • 16. All the happiness of Chopin's life was gathered in the focus of this experience. 🔊
  • 17. Our attention does not focus upon one point at all but may illuminate a large field and thus give vividness to various complex groups. 🔊
  • 18. The moonlight was behind her, but in some odd way he could not focus sight upon her face, although so close. 🔊
  • 19. More and more I became a focus of adverse criticism in all matters where level-headedness was deemed important. 🔊
  • 20. The observer does not tilt it over the edge of the machine, focus it on some interesting object and "snap" his picture. 🔊
  • 21. He was not yet thirty years of age, and he felt that any one of these things lay well within the focus his present position presented. 🔊
  • 22. We believe that though Christianity is the focus in which all the lights of reason and religion are concentrated, every ray is not there absorbed. 🔊
  • 23. But Father Denfili raised his sightless eyes as if he sought to focus them upon the group before him. 🔊
  • 24. Surrounded by men who at least bore the style of sovereigns, the Corsican victor stood alone in the focus of monarchical splendor. 🔊
  • 25. He was a model of a manly figure, athletic, and soldier-like, and standing near him was to get the focus of all the dark eyes in the congregation. 🔊
  • 26. In the year 1745 he came down from the Highlands of Scotland, which had long been a focus of rebellion. 🔊
  • 27. Each time they would focus on the butts of my Krupp-Tattas, he would pull them resolutely away again. 🔊