Definition of narrow something down in English:

narrow something down

  • Reduce the number of possibilities or options of something: the company has narrowed down the candidates for the job to two
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    • He adds that it has taken months to make progress and narrow options down to two possible sites and he feels it should now be made a general election issue by townspeople.
    • While she is still undecided on her career choice, her options have been narrowed down to journalism and management.
    • So far I've narrowed the options down to ten papers.
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