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fasten on
fasten onto verb + preposition + object
  • they fastened onto the idea straight away
    enseguida entendieron la idea
    he had fastened on(to) poor Anna
    se le había pegado a la pobre Anna [colloquial]
    the press fastened onto that one statement
    la prensa se centró exclusivamente en esa afirmación
    once he fastens on(to) a plan, there's no changing his mind
    cuando se le mete un plan en la cabeza, no hay quien lo haga cambiar de opinión
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