Here are two frequently confused words.
To HOME (in), a verb, means to head for home, like a passenger pigeon, or to focus on something:
“Elliot cut short the chatter at the meeting and homed in on the topic everyone had come to discuss.”
To HONE means to sharpen, either literally or figuratively:
“Karen honed her skills as a designer by finding a mentor in the fashion industry.”
“Robin honed her favorite whittling knife before entering the wood-carving competition.”