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attract sb's attention

This page is about the collocation attract sb's attention

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to do something to make someone notice you

For example

  • I've tried to attract her attention, but she hasn't noticed me yet.

  • We managed to slip out of the office without attracting anyone's attention.

Quick Quiz

Most people attract a waiter's attention by

a. shouting and complaining

b. winking and smiling

c. waving or nodding

Contributor: Matt Errey