come to someone's attention


: to be noticed by someone
It came to my attention that several items were missing from my office.
: to be made known to someone
It has come to my attention that some people were offended by my comments.

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“Come to someone's attention.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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