pay no attention to

idiom

: to refuse to show that one hears or sees (something or someone) : to ignore (something or someone)
Pay no attention to his teasing.

Examples of pay no attention to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Ukrainian soldiers pay no attention to Russian state television. Boris Bondarev, Foreign Affairs, 17 Oct. 2022 Chicago’s teams are split by north side and south side, and the disdain for the Cubs by White Sox fans is real, while Cubs fans tend to pay no attention to the White Sox. Steve Silverman, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2023 Fish pay no attention to human boundaries and so there are many instances that require international cooperation. Steven Savage, Forbes, 9 Aug. 2022 In the dark ages of Oz Wizard leadership - the days of ‘pay no attention to the man behind the curtain’ - influence was unimaginable as technology was delivered with the collaboration of a toilet drain. Paige Francis, Forbes, 22 June 2022 Chicago’s teams are split by north side and south side, and the disdain for the Cubs by White Sox fans is real, while Cubs fans tend to pay no attention to the White Sox. Steve Silverman, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2023 Hey, hey, don’t, don’t pay no attention to this past season. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 11 Jan. 2023 Wendy Williams is doing just fine, her lawyer says — pay no attention to the recent court filing that suggested otherwise. al, 15 Feb. 2022 But pay no attention to the wailing about how the Hall of Fame cannot tell baseball’s story without Bonds. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2022 See More

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“Pay no attention to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay%20no%20attention%20to. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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