attract/get someone's attention

idiom

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

Examples of attract/get someone's attention in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In my experience, the best way to get someone's attention is to start your video with a cold open. Adam Stott, Forbes, 20 May 2022 But sometimes that's only way to get someone's attention. Star Tribune, 27 Dec. 2020

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Dictionary Entries Near attract/get someone's attention

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“Attract/get someone's attention.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attract%2Fget%20someone%27s%20attention. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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