grab/catch one's attention

Definition of grab/catch one's attention

  1. :  to cause one to become interested in something The book's title grabbed/caught my attention and I picked the book up.

Word by Word Definitions

grabplay
  1. :  to take or seize by or as if by a sudden motion or grasp

    :  to obtain without consideration of what is right or wrong

    :  to take hastily

  1. :  intended to be taken, seized, or grasped suddenly

    :  taken at random

  1. :  something taken, seized, or grasped suddenly

    :  a sudden snatch

    :  an unlawful or unethical seizure

catchplay
  1. :  to capture or seize especially after pursuit

    :  to take or entangle in or as if in a snare

    :  deceive

  1. :  something caught

    :  the total quantity caught at one time

    :  the act, action, or fact of catching

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

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

    :  observation, notice


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