attract/get someone's attention

Definition of attract/get someone's attention

:to cause someone to look at one
  • We tried to attract/get your attention, but you didn't hear us calling you.

Word by Word Definitions

attract play
  1. : to cause to approach or adhere: such as

  2. : to pull to or draw toward oneself or itself

  3. : to draw by appeal to natural or excited interest, emotion, or aesthetic sense : entice

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

attention play
  1. : the act or state of applying the mind to something

  2. : a condition of readiness for such attention involving especially a selective narrowing or focusing of consciousness and receptivity

  3. : observation, notice


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