pay heed to

idiom

: to pay attention to
He failed to pay heed to our advice.

Examples of pay heed to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And founders should pay heed to recent memory: At the beginning of COVID, many startup lenders abruptly stopped lending to early-stage companies, Barbieri recalls, and companies had to scramble to figure out how to make payroll. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 7 Sep. 2022 World leaders need to pay heed to the climate change warning signs that have been flashing for decades. Alice Hill, STAT, 24 Apr. 2021 Epidemics don’t pay heed to the burnout of agencies nor their review timelines. Robert Kadlec, STAT, 30 Mar. 2023 But the new mayor took pains to pay heed to Black voters’ concerns, mentioning them in the very first sentences of his inauguration speech, and tipping his hat to Tom Bradley. Los Angeles Times, 16 Oct. 2022 Let’s pay heed to the latest evidence. WSJ, 31 July 2022 While the film’s marketing touts its family and faith values, the movie itself doesn’t proselytize so much as pay heed to Aikens’ spiritual and familial journeys. Lisa Kennedy, Variety, 14 July 2022 Few visitors to Croatia pay heed to this coastal city in central Dalmatia; it gets overshadowed by Split an hour to the south and, of course, Dubrovnik. Anja Mutic, Travel + Leisure, 27 Nov. 2021 But investors should pay heed to another trend: the spread of higher prices across more sectors of the economy. Hanna Ziady, CNN, 12 Aug. 2021

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“Pay heed to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay%20heed%20to. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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